Funding and guidance

Information and support for grant applicants, award holders, peer reviewers and the academic community.

Funding opportunities


Find out about the latest ESRC funding opportunities.


Young academics

Funding, training and support for postgraduate students.

Guidance for applicants

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How to apply for funding, including how to write an application.

Guidance for grant holders

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Guidance for those who have been awarded ESRC funding.

Guidance for large investments

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Guidance for managers of large ESRC research investments.

Peer review guidance

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Information for ESRC peer reviewers and rapporteurs.

Impact toolkit

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Our toolkit helps you to communicate your research and achieve impact.

Media training


Free training courses for early, mid-career and senior researchers.