University of Bath

Global Challenges Research Fund

A five year £1.5 billion fund for the UK to address problems faced by developing countries.

About GCRF

The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is an initiative led by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), ensuring the UK takes a leading role in addressing problems faced by developing countries.

See the University's due diligence process for grants with overseas partners if you are going to apply. This process is for applying for and managing funding with overseas institutions, to comply with Research Councils' requirements.

Contact Francesca Guiso Gallisai, Research Development Manager in Research and Innovation Services, if you are interested in applying.

Contact the Pre-Award team for support with costing as soon as you decide to apply.

Open calls

Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)

GCRF Inequalities and Skills Acquisition in Young People

Aim: to fund a range of research awards to address issues within inequalities (such as gender, class and caste) and skills acquisition in young people and adolescents. This is to further understand and explore potential policy and practice solutions, and to shape recommendations in LMIC contexts.

Funding: £5 million to fund a balanced portfolio of projects of varying sizes and ambitions. Maximum grant value of £1 million at 100% FEC (up to 27 months duration).

Closing date: 4pm 22 March 2018

Further information.