National Institute of Health Research

Funding opportunities

On this page you will find links to our current funding opportunities. If you are not sure which programme your research idea is most suited to, please visit the individual programme remit pages as linked below, try our 'which programme' tool or contact us for more information.

 General assessment criteria 

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General assessment criteria is used by advisory committees when assessing the merits of individual applications.

However applicants should note there may be additional criteria tailored to the remits of the individual NIHR research programmes. It is essential that applicants consider these as well as other information and guidance provided at individual programme level when submitting to programmes.