Politics and International Relations

Funding Deadlines

All applications through the Department must be approved in advance by the Research Committee. If you would like to apply for any of these schemes, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by the dates given below. Please remember we need at least four working weeks* to process applications. This timeframe is designed to enable us to help you put together a well-prepared application and properly costed budget, as well as meeting University requirements.
*Internal deadlines for application schemes vary depending on the sponsor and the scheme.

If members of the Department wish to be named on applications made through other departments or institutions they MUST discuss this with the Department first and get approval, even if you do not think there will be any costs involved (Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it regarding this).

*PLEASE NOTE: Some Department deadlines have been brought forward due to University closures and staff leave in the vacations (for example, if you are interested in applying for any funding scheme with a January deadline you must contact the RST by the beginning of December at the latest).

Funding Scheme Contact the RST by: External Deadlines

Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grants - Outline Applications (no deadlines for outline applications but be aware there are deadlines for invited full applications so this will inform the timing of your outline application. Full applications have 3 deadlines, 1st Sept, 1st Dec and 21st March)

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Leverhulme Trust International Networks - Outline Applications (no deadlines for outline applications but be aware there are deadlines for invited full applications so this will inform the timing of your outline application. Full applications have 3 deadlines, 1st Sept, 1st Dec and 21st March)

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John Fell Fund

01/12/2014

14/01/2015

ESRC Future Research Leaders

01/12/2014

20/01/2015

ERC Starting Grants

01/12/2014

03/02/2015

ERC Consolidator Grants

12/01/2015

12/03/2015

Leverhulme Trust Major Research Fellowships (Tentative Deadlines)

09/03/2015

08/05/2015

Note: The ESRC has bilateral agreements with several other European research funding agencies to facilitate collaborative research. Some schemes have deadlines, others are open-ended. Please see the information about bilateral agreements on the ESRC website.

Open-ended funding schemes with no application deadlines:

Other sources of information about funding opportunities:

ResearchProfessional.com (searchable database)

Research Services Office website:

 

 

 
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