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Information for Researchers

Investing to build a strong future of medical research in Scotland

Our funding streams are designed to invest in the future clinical leaders of Scotland, promote innovation and development in Scottish healthcare, and explore future possibilities.

Below you will find the application form, eligibility guidance, and standard Terms & Conditions for our Research Development Grants, Project Grants, and Fellowships. If you have any questions, please contact


Please note: for the 2018 round of applications, CHSS will accept Research Development Grants with a maximum duration of 18 months.


Important Dates:
The deadline for all applications is 12th October 2018.

Assessment of Research Development Grants and Project Grants, and short-listing for Fellowships will take place mid-December 2018.

Short-listed Fellowship Applicants will be invited to interview in January 2019.

All projects should have a start date no earlier than 1st February 2019.



Research applications are assessed by the CHSS Research Committee and other external peer reviewers selected for their expertise.