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RSTHM Research Grant

Grants

The RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme provides grants every year to those early in their career, from anywhere in the world, to carry out their first piece of research into tropical medicine or global health. 

Our grants programme has been established for more than 40 years and has seen significant growth. Since 2017 we have given out more than 800 awards across 66 countries.

The 2024 RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme 2024

Applications open: 22 January 2024 at 5pm (GMT)

Applications close: 22 April 2024 at 12pm (BST)

Who are the grants for: The RSTMH Early Career Grants are aimed at individuals who have not received a research grant of £5,000 or more in their own name before, who are able to develop and deliver their first research project

Where you are based: Applications  are welcomed from researchers from anywhere in the world

Grant amount: The maximum RSTMH Early Career Grant award is £5,000 (including any taxes on relevant purchases)

Duration of grant project: Project should take up to one year to be completed and should start within 3 months of receiving funding

Topic and scope: The projects can be on any topic related to tropical medicine and global health, from across the research spectrum for example: lab, translation, implementation, and policy

How many grants are available: This year we have at least 230 grants available  

Exclusive funding for RSTMH members

RSTMH is delighted to be directly funding 4 awards this year to existing RSTMH members. Find out more about RSTMH membership and its other benefits here.

Guidance webinar

We will be hosting a guidance webinar for the 2024 RSTMH Early Career Grants Programme on 20 February 2024, 11:00AM – 12:30PM GMT. Register your place for the 2024 webinar here. 

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