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How to apply for funding

The MND Association is a world leader in funding cutting-edge MND research and facilitating international research collaboration.

The next grant round is for Project Grants. The deadline date for summary applications is 30 October 2015.

This round is now open. To apply please register and complete our Online Summary Application Form. It is important to read our Guidelines, Terms and Conditions and the Guide to Completing the Online Summary Application Form before completing the form. It is also recommended that you read the MND Association Research Strategy and Research Governance Overview.

For more information please email us at research.grants@mndassociation.org or phone on 01604 611873

The following types of grants are supported:

Biomedical Research Project Grant

Funding research of the highest scientific merit and greatest relevance to MND

Deadline: 30 October 2015

Biomedical PhD Studentships

An effective means of attracting promising science graduates to develop a career in MND related research

Deadline: 29 April 2016

Clinical Fellowships

Clinical Research Training Fellowship (Round 1)
Deadline: 13 January 2016

Clinical Research Training Fellowship (Round 2)
Deadline: 8 September 2016

Clinician Scientist Fellowship
Deadline: 6 April 2016

Senior Clinical Fellowship
Deadline: 6 April 2016

Non-Clinical Fellowships

Junior Non-Clinical Fellowship (2 – 5 years post-doctoral experience)

Senior Non-Clinical Fellowship (4 – 10 years post-doctoral experience)

Deadline: TBC


Building evidence to support improved quality of care for people affected by MND

We are not currently inviting grant applications in this area. Please contact the Research Grants Team if you have any ideas you wish to discuss at research.grants@mndassociation.org

+Image kindly provided by Prof Siddharthan Chandran, University of Edinburgh

Important Documents

Full details of the application and reviewing processes are described in our Research Governance Overview.