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Schemes at a glance

Fourteen schemes in total, listed alphabetically. View them all below, or select according to the type of funding you require.

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For specialist arts institutions or registered charities to provide training opportunities across the fine and performing arts: music, drama, dance, film, fine art, etc
Duration
3 years
Frequency
Triennial
Currently closed
Next round opens
2024
For early career researchers, with a research record but who have not yet held a full-time permanent academic post, to undertake a significant piece of publishable work
Value
Up to £118,000
Duration
3 years
Frequency
Annual
Current round closes
24 February 2022, 4pm
Currently closed
Next round opens
1 January 2023
For senior researchers who have retired or partially retired from an academic post to complete a research project and prepare the results for publication
Value
Up to £24,000
Duration
3 to 24 months
Frequency
Annual
Currently closed
For established researchers to develop new knowledge, skills and ideas in one or more research centres outside the UK
Value
Up to £50,000
Duration
3 to 24 months
Frequency
Annual
Currently closed
Next round opens
September 2022
For UK universities to fund up to 18 Leverhulme Doctoral Scholarships in a priority research area for that institution
Value
£1.95m
Duration
3 years
Frequency
Triennial
Current round closes
2 June 2023, 12pm
Currently closed
Next round opens
January 2023
To help maintain the UK’s international standing as a desirable research destination that is open to talented individuals from all countries
Value
Up to £5 million
Duration
5 years
Frequency
Periodic
Current round closes
27 May 2022, 12pm
Currently closed
For UK universities to set up a Leverhulme Research Centre for outstanding original research aspiring to achieve a step-change in scholarship – closing date is for outline applications
Value
£1m per year
Duration
10 years
Frequency
Periodic
Currently closed
For well-established, distinguished researchers in the humanities and social sciences to complete a piece of original research
Value
Replacement teaching costs
Duration
2 to 3 years
Frequency
Annual
Currently closed
For researchers at an early stage of their careers whose work has had international impact and whose future research career is exceptionally promising - to use for any research purpose
Value
£100,000
Duration
2 to 3 years
Frequency
Annual
Currently closed
Next round opens
January 2023
For experienced researchers in any discipline, to complete a piece of research
Value
Up to £60,000
Duration
3 to 24 months
Frequency
Annual
Currently closed
Next round opens
September 2022
For talented scholars who have launched a university career but who need to build a team to address a distinct research problem
Value
up to £1 million
Duration
4 to 5 years
Frequency
Triennial
Current round closes
10 June 2022, 12pm
Currently closed
For researchers based at universities, institutions of higher education or registered charities with university-equivalent research capacity, to undertake an innovative and original research project
Value
Up to £500,000
Duration
Up to 5 years
Frequency
Open all year
Currently closed
Next round opens
There are no deadlines for Outline Applications. Successful applicants will be invited to submit a Detailed Application, for which there are three deadlines a year
For students to study or undertake research at a centre of learning in any country except the UK or USA
Value
£21,000 per year
Duration
1 to 2 years
Frequency
Annual
Currently closed
For UK institutions to invite an eminent researcher from overseas to enhance the skills and knowledge of the academic staff and/or students
Value
£10,000 to £150,000
Duration
3 to 12 months
Current round closes
6 October 2022, 4pm
Currently closed
Next round opens
Offered twice a year. Closing dates: 6 October 2022 and 4 May 2023
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