Application procedure

Applications must be submitted online by the closing date of 4pm on 11 May 2017. Please note that you will be required to select three referees able to comment on your research record and standing and on the merit of the proposed research project. Referees must not be from your own institution and should send their comments by 15 June 2017.

The Trust will report results to applicants by the end of December 2017.

Online application help notes

When completing the online application form, please refer to the help notes:

Download the help notes

Application system login

To make an application, please access the Leverhulme Trust Grant Application System:

Log in to the application system

The recommended browsers to use for the application system are Internet Explorer or Google Chrome.

**From 1 April 2017 applicants and grant holders from Oxford and Cambridge should select the University from the drop down list of institutions and enter their department/faculty/division in the Department field in the address section. Faculties and Departments will no longer be separate institutions.

Feedback on applications

Unfortunately, due to the large number of applications for this scheme, it is not possible to provide feedback to individual applicants regarding unsuccessful applications.