Epilepsy Research UK is thrilled to announce that we will be accepting applications for our 2018/19 grant round from Monday 23rd July 2018. We are inviting high quality applications to support research into the causes, treatment, prevention, co-morbidities, and psychological aspects of epilepsy.The past year has been a huge success for Epilepsy Research UK as in 2018, we awarded over £1 million across a record 12 grants. Building on this success, this year we have raised the amount available through a project grant to £200,000.There are 3 types of grants researchers can apply for:

  • Fellowship grant: Up to £250,000 for 1- 3 years
  • Project grant: Up to £200,000 for a maximum of 3 years
  • Pilot grant: Up to £30,000 for a maximum of 2 years

We encourage quality proposals for all types of research, including basic, clinical, social science, and the holistic management of patients.

The deadline for applications will be 28th September 2018.

Preliminary applications will then be shortlisted by our Scientific Advisory Committee. To find out more about this process, read the cover article in the Spring edition of Focus.For more information, visit this page or contact our Research & Information Manager Caoimhe Bennett on caoimhe@eruk.org.uk or 02087475024.