Alcohol Research UK provides a wide range of grants, from research and development grants to our £300,000 flagship grant. Over the years we’ve awarded over £12 million in funding to 500 projects, large and small.
The Alcohol Research UK grant programme consists of the following funding streams:
Flagship Grants (up to £300,000)
Our Flagship Grant is awarded to an outstanding programme of research that will make a significant contribution to the evidence base on alcohol.
Flagship Grants are awarded when funding allows.
Research and Development Grants (up to £60,000)
Our Research and Development grants are an annual programme of support for research addressing one or more of our priority areas. Research and Development grants usually last between 12-18 months, and are awarded following a competitive application process.
Applications for Research and Development grants are usually invited in September with final decisions made the following Spring.
Small Grants (up to £5,000)
Our Small Grants programme runs throughout the year, dependent on available funds. Applications are invited for exploratory and pilot projects that address one or more of our priority areas.
We also have a small budget for supporting the organisation of, and attendance at, conferences.
Studentships (up to £21,000 over three years for PhD, up to £1,200 for taught courses)
We support promising new researchers in the alcohol field through an annual programme of studentships. Many of our students go on to produce excellent research and become key figures in the field of alcohol research.