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Applications must be submitted online via the Internal Research Award Management System (IRAMS). Guidance on using IRAMS for applicants, departmental approvers and administrators is available on the Research Support pages.

Letters of support are not essential but any additional statements regarding collaborators, overseas partners, or the project’s supporting environment are encouraged. 

Download the application form (‘Case for Support template’) from IRAMS and complete it using the headings provided on the form. The application from should be no longer than 3 pages at 11 point font. Submit this form combined with short CVs for the Lead Applicant and Co-applicants and any letter(s) of support as a single PDF.

IRAMS Departmental Approvers must give departmental support for all applications through IRAMS. Some departments may set an earlier internal deadline for this so please check with your local grants team and prepare your application well in advance of the advertised deadline.