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 Eligible applicants 

Eligible applicants must be independent researchers who have the responsibility for developing and leading their own research agenda.

Applications are welcome from Early Career Researchers who meet these eligibility conditions and their department/Faculty would support a research application to an external body in your name as principal investigator. Please contact your relevant divisional office if you are unsure of your eligibility. 

College-employed Junior Research Fellows should contact the Fund Administrators to check their eligibility. 

You are not eligible to apply if you are:

  •  A student
  • A postdoctoral fellow
  • An honorary or visiting member of a department

Eligible costs

Research costs, including equipment, are eligible for funding. Proposals that can demonstrate match funding from other sources will be received favorably. 

PI/Co-I time are not eligible costs for this fund. 


  • All projects must be completed by 28 February 2023. Extensions cannot be granted beyond this date.
  • Letters of support are not essential but any additional information regarding the supporting environment the project would receive will be welcomed by the review committee.