#FundingThursdays - Research funding opportunities every other Thursday!

#FundingThursdays :money_with_wings:

Every other Thursday, I’ll be posting scientific funding opportunities to help you fund your research! Post a comment below with any resources you’ve come across to help your fellow community members :slight_smile:

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UK Funding

ESRC Research Grant

Funding type: Grant

Award range: £350,000 - £1,000,000

Closing date: Open - no closing date

Who Can Apply?

You can apply for funding if you are an established member of an approved research organisation, or you have an agreement with a recognised research organisation to work there and have access to appropriate research facilities for the duration of the grant.

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ESRC funds research within the social sciences, including, but not limited to:

  • economics
  • linguistics
  • psychology
  • social policy
  • sociology

Your proposal can cover anything from a standard research project through to a large-scale survey, research methodology or infrastructure development (such as the compilation, classification and cataloguing of data).

Early-Career Conference Bursary Scheme

Funding type: Bursary

Award range: £250 - £500

Closing date: April 1st 2021

Who Can Apply?

Conference bursaries are available to support early-career psychologists (a person who is within eight years of completion of their doctoral degree or practitioner doctorate in psychology).

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Conference bursaries are available to support early-career psychologists in the UK to attend (physically or virtually) any academic conference, either in the UK or internationally, relevant to the applicants work.

Each bursary consists of up to £250 (UK) or £500 (international) to contribute towards the costs of registration and travel (if applicable) to attend the full conference.

US Funding

F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award

Funding type: Dissertation Award

Award amount: $2,000

Closing date: June 1, 2021

Who Can Apply?

Researchers who have completed doctoral candidacy, including dissertation approval by doctoral committee.

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APF is seeking applications for the F. J. McGuigan Dissertation Award, which supports dissertation research that addresses any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.

Proposed research should be compatible with McGuigan’s overall goals and may fall within any area of contemporary behavioral or brain science (including more recent forms of cognitive psychology).

F.J. McGuigan Early Career Investigator Research Grant on Understanding the Human Mind

Funding type: Grant

Award amount: $15,000

Closing date: March 1, 2022

Who Can Apply?

  • Be a psychologist or in a related field with a doctoral degree from an accredited university.
  • Be no more than 10 years postdoctoral.

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The F.J. McGuigan Early Career Investigator Research Grant is given biennially to recognize and support the efforts of an early career psychological scientist who is pursuing research that aims to address any aspect of mental function (e.g., cognition, affect, motivation) and seeks to understand the mind from both a behavioral and neural perspective.

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#FundingThursdays :money_with_wings:

Every other Thursday, I’ll be posting scientific funding opportunities to help you fund your research! Post a comment below with any resources you’ve come across to help your fellow community members :slight_smile:

If you want this series to continue, click the like button or leave a comment! :heart:

And let me know if you’d like to see EU-orientated funding too!

UK Funding :uk:

Transformations: social and cultural dynamics in the digital age

Funding type: Grant

Award range: Up to €750,000 (funded at 80% full economic cost).

Closing date: 7 May 2021 13:00 UK time

Who Can Apply?

The UK component of proposals may only be submitted by research organisations eligible to apply to UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). This includes:

  • Higher education institutions that are directly funded or research by the Higher Education Funding Council for England, DEL, Higher Education Funding Council for Wales and Scottish Funding Council
  • Independent research organisations that have received recognition to apply to the research councils
  • Research council institutes.

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Apply for funding to understand how digital innovations affect social and cultural changes and are influenced by society and culture. Proposals must demonstrate a strong European dimension.

MRC neurosciences and mental health programme

Funding type: Grant

Award range: £1 million or more, funding up to 80% of your project’s full economic cost.

Closing date: 29 September 2021 16:00 UK time

Who Can Apply?

Any UK-based researcher with an employment contract at an eligible research organisation can apply for a programme grant. You will need to show that you will direct the proposed research yourself and be actively involved in the work.

You must have:

  • A graduate degree although we expect most applicants to have a PhD or medical degree
    a substantial record of securing research funding and delivering high-quality research.

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Programme grants provide large, long-term and renewable programme funding for researchers working in the area of neurosciences and mental health research. They aim to help the medical science community to ‘think bigger’.

US Funding :us:

Enhance the Impact and Diversification of Psychology and Law Research

Funding type: Continuing grant

Award range:

  • Small/seed proposals: $1,000-$5,000 for a 12-month research period
  • Large proposals: $15,000-$50,000 over a 12- to 18-month research period

Closing date: October 15, 2021

Who Can Apply?

Applicants may submit only one small and one large proposal per funding cycle. A student cannot be a sole PI on any submission but are allowed to be a co-PI on a submission. At least one of the co-PIs needs to be an AP-LS member.

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The intent of this grant initiative is to advance a more interdisciplinary science that addresses understudied topics in psychology and law, as well as to broaden the discipline and amplify its practical impact.

Proposed projects must investigate new or understudied topics in psychology and law, enhance the diversification of psychology and law research through novel theoretical or methodological approaches that are cross-disciplinary in nature, and/or promote the impact of research by considering novel populations or new problems or processes within the legal system.

Diversity in Psychology and Law Research Award

Funding type: Grant

Award range: Up to five mini-grants in the amount of $1,000 each will be awarded, with an option to divide two of the awards into two $500 mini-grants.

Closing date: December 15, 2021

Who Can Apply?

Students who are current student members of AP-LS may apply. Both graduate and undergraduate students are eligible, and students from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Underrepresented groups include but are not limited to racial and ethnic minorities, first-generation college students, LGBT individuals, and students with physical disabilities.

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The purpose of the Diversity in Psychology and Law Research Awards is to promote diversity within the American Psychology-Law Society by supporting student research on psycholegal issues related to diversity as well as research by students from underrepresented groups.

Projects are eligible for consideration for this award if (1) they investigate topics related to psychology, law, diversity and/or multiculturalism (e.g., research pertaining to psycho-legal issues on race, gender, culture, sexual orientation, etc.) or (2) if the principal investigator is a member of an underrepresented group, including racial and ethnic minorities, first-generation college students, LGBT individuals, and students with physical disabilities.

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#FundingThursdays :money_with_wings:

Every other Thursday, I’ll be posting scientific funding opportunities to help you fund your research! Post a comment below with any resources you’ve come across to help your fellow community members :slight_smile:

If you want this series to continue, click the like button or leave a comment! :heart:

And let me know if you’d like to see EU-orientated funding too!

UK Funding :uk:

Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grants

Funding type: Grant

Award range: Maximum grant value is £500,000.

Closing date: Open all year

Who Can Apply?

  • UK universities and other institution of higher education in the UK
  • National museums and galleries and registered charities in the UK
    which have a research capacity equivalent to that of a UK university

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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

Wellcome Early-Career Awards

Funding type: Grant

Award range: Salary and up to £400,000 for research expenses

Closing date: November 2021

Who Can Apply?

You can apply to this scheme if you are an early-career researcher and you are ready to design, plan and deliver your own innovative research project that aims to:

  • advance understanding in your field and/or develop methodologies, conceptual frameworks, tools or techniques that could benefit health-related research.

Your research can be in any discipline as long as it has the potential to improve human life, health and wellbeing, and aligns with our funding remit.

You must have sponsorship from an eligible host organisation in one of the following:

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This scheme provides funding for early-career researchers from any discipline who are ready to develop their research identity. Through innovative projects, they will deliver shifts in understanding that could improve human life, health and wellbeing. By the end of the award, they will be ready to lead their own independent research programme.

US Funding :us:

Trans-Atlantic Platform Recovery, Renewal, and Resilience in a Post-Pandemic World

Funding type: Grant

Award range: Not listed

Closing date: Jul 12, 2021

Who Can Apply?

Open to any type of entity

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Supports international, collaborative research projects that address key gaps in our understanding of the complex societal effects of COVID-19. Specifically, research that addresses one or more of the following challenges: reducing inequalities and vulnerabilities; building a more resilient, inclusive, and sustainable society; fostering democratic governance and participation; advancing responsible and inclusive digital innovation; and/or ensuring effective and accurate communication and media.

American Rescue Plan: Humanities Organizations

Funding type: Grant

Award range: Up to $500,000

Closing date: May 14, 2021

Who Can Apply?

Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education

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The purpose of this emergency relief program is to assist institutions and organizations working in the humanities that have been adversely affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Applicants may propose new humanities projects or focus on sustaining core humanities programs and activities.

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#FundingThursdays :money_with_wings:

Every other Thursday, I’ll be posting scientific funding opportunities to help you fund your research! :slight_smile:

This Thursday, we’ve listed UK funding targeted at everything from engineering to public health. And for the US, we’ve got funding for understanding the complex social effects of Covid-19, and general emergency funding for humanities organizations.

:arrow_right: Get all the details here :arrow_left:

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