Alcohol Research UK is dedicated to supporting new research in the alcohol field. Over the years we have awarded over £12 million in funding to 500 projects, many of which have made a significant contribution to the evidence base in this area.

Grants programme – April 2016 to March 2017

Applicants should read both our Research Strategy and the appropriate Guidance for Applicants documents before developing their proposals.  Applicants should also ensure they apply to the scheme that is most appropriate to the scale and design of their project.

The programme for 2017/18 will be announced in April.

Small Grants

Grants of up to £7,500 are available for small projects lasting up to 12 months.

For full details see Guidance for Applicants (Small Grants).

The deadline for applications was 26th July 2016.

Network support

Up to £3,000 is available for applicants organising conference or other network events.

Download an application form (Network Support).

There is no deadline for applications to this scheme.

Conference attendance

Up to £300 is available to enable researchers to be able to deliver a paper at a conference which is relevant to, or furthers the aims of, Alcohol Research UK’s programme of work.

Download an application form (Conference).

There is no deadline for applications to this scheme.

Research Innovation Grants

Completed applications were invited by 1st November 2016 and this year’s scheme is now closed.  However, details for information only, can be found here.

Next year’s scheme is likely to open in the autumn of 2017.

Postgraduate Research Studentships

We will match fund (£10,000 per year for three years) up to three studentships a year to enable students to undertake research in the alcohol field leading to a PhD.

The deadline for this year’s scheme was 29th November 2016 and full details, for information only, can be found here.