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  • John Fell Fund

    This is a University of Oxford fund intended to foster creativity and a proactive approach to research opportunities in all subject areas, and particularly interdisciplinary fields. It will make seed corn and start-up grants, and provide funds to stimulate applications to external funding bodies.

  • Medical Sciences Internal Fund

    The Medical Sciences Internal Fund is an internal fund that supports researchers who are employees of departments in the Medical Sciences Division, through four funding streams.

  • Medical and Life Sciences Translational Fund

    The Medical and Life Sciences Translational Fund (MLSTF) is open to all University of Oxford researchers and provides consolidated internal proof of concept funding for translational medical and life sciences projects.

  • Medical Research Council Proximity to Discovery: Industry Engagement Fund

    This block grant aims to support activities that build relationships between the university and industry partners, and promote a culture of innovation.

  • Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund

    The Oxford-Wellcome Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) will support strategically important activity across the University of Oxford in biomedical and clinical sciences, public health, social sciences and the medical humanities

  • Novo Nordisk Fellowship Programme

    The Novo Nordisk Fellowship programme aims to support the development of a new generation of exceptional young diabetes researchers, who will become future leaders in the field, while further developing scientific excellence within diabetes and ultimately improving the lives of patients.

  • Novo Nordisk Pump Priming Fund

    To facilitate collaborations between the University of Oxford and Novo Nordisk researchers, funds will be available each year to support pump priming applications.

  • Oxford-Celgene Fellowship

    This prestigious Fellowship aims to stimulate new scientific discovery and translation and to facilitate skills transfer between researchers in academia and industry.

  • Oxford-Elysium Prize Fellowship in Cellular Health

    This prestigious fellowship invites application from outstanding early career scientists and clinicians aiming to conduct research at Oxford University in the field of Cellular Health.

  • Returning Carers' Fund

    A Returning Carers' Fund has been established as part of the Vice-Chancellor’s Diversity Fund for the advancement of diversity among academic and research staff at Oxford.

  • The Diversity Fund

    The Diversity Fund is a £70,000 annual fund for the advancement of diversity at Oxford, and is open to applications from across the University.

  • EIT Health DPhil/PhD Transition Fellowships

    The aim of the DPhil/PhD Transition Fellowship Program is to address the innovation-funding gap between completion of the doctoral thesis and obtaining further seed funding.

  • HIDI Internal Fund

    This fund is supported by the Human Immune Discovery Initiative and aims to increase accessibility to immunological expertise for all researchers across the University.

  • Internal Research England GCRF Support Fund

    Funds are available to support high quality research, impact and/or capacity building activity that addresses the challenges of economic development and well-being faced by developing countries.

  • Lab282 Funding

    Lab282 is a partnership aiming to accelerate Oxford Drug Discovery. It provides funding and expertise to achieve pre-clinical proof of concept for ground-breaking therapeutics.

  • OUI Social Enterprise Scheme

    Oxford University Innovation will continually be seeking out new opportunities to fund social or environmental impact projects at all stages beyond research.

  • KE Seed Fund

    This fund provides start-up funding to support early-stage innovative knowledge exchange ideas.

  • Oxford/Berlin Research Partnership call for Proposals for Seed Grants

    To support new and innovative research projects in their efforts to generate third-party funding.

  • The Oxford Martin School Innovating for a Sustainable Future Fund

    To establish new research programmes on the interconnections between the 2015 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Global Challenges Research Fund

    This fund supports interdisciplinary research excellence with impact in developing countries.

  • EPSRC block grant for ECR capital equipment

    Oxford has been awarded £600,000 from the EPSRC for capital equipment for engineering and physical science researchers in the early stages of their career.

  • Other Internal Funding Opportunities

    There are a number of other internal funding opportunities for research that are managed outside the Medical Sciences Division. They are listed on the Research Services Internal Funding Opportunities webpage.