Funding Calls

Closing dates for Research Grants

STFC provides funding for Research Grants, Fellowships and Studentships. It also gives awards for Public Engagement activities as well as contracts to Industry under specified calls.

When preparing an application to STFC, please take account of the closing date for the call to which you are applying. Your completed proposal, together with the case for support and other relevant documents, should be submitted by the specified closing date. If you miss the call deadline then STFC will not accept your proposal. Please ensure that you have selected the correct scheme and call on the Je-S System before beginning your proposal.

Current and up-coming calls

Call Proposal type Je-S scheme Proposals accepted from** Closing date for receipt Contact
Opportunities Call 2019 Standard Proposal PPRP 29 April 2019 13 June 2019 Chris Carlton
PPRP Round 5 2019 Standard Proposal PPRP 1 June 2019 11 July 2019 Chris Carlton
KE July 2019 Standard Proposal

Fellowship proposal
Follow on Fund
IPS Fellowship
25 May 2019 25 July 2019 Ed Mansfield

Helen Randell-Sly
IPS Capital Call 2019 Standard Proposal IPS 25 May 2019 25 July 2019 Ed Mansfield

Helen Randell-Sly
Ernest Rutherford Fellowships 2019 Fellowship Proposal Ernest Rutherford Fellowship 1 July 2019 19 September 2019 Fellowships Team
Industrial CASE 2019 Studentship Proposal Industrial CASE 9 August 2019 3 October 2019 Studentships Team
Industrial CASE Plus 2019 Studentship Proposal Industrial CASE 9 August 2019 3 October 2019 Studentships Team
PATT Travel Grants October 2019 Standard Proposal PATT Travel Grants 1 September 2019 3 October 2019 Tracey McGuire
Spark Awards 2019B Standard Proposal Public Engagement Awards 9 September 2019 24 October 2019 Andy Thompson

** This is the date from which you will be able to select the call in the Project details screen on Je-S. You will not be able to start completing your proposal until then.

Closing date deadlines

As a result of consultation with Research Organisations (ROs) the Research Councils* have agreed a common deadline submission time of 4.00pm on the advertised closing date. This is the time by which an RO submitter must have submitted the proposal to STFC so applicants are asked to ensure that they enable time for their RO to process their application. This time covers all calls and closing dates, except for those that are "open", for the Research Councils* and also other funders that use the Je-S System.

The time was chosen to give ROs sufficient time to submit proposals but provide an hour of support time past the deadline should problems arise. This change has been made as a direct result of feedback from ROs and aims to provided consistency and clarity. Closing dates will be strictly enforced.

Please note that STFC does not accept submission of hardcopy proposals. All proposal submissions should be made using the Je-S System.


Contacts for calls currently in the peer review process

Call Contact
21st Century Challenges Network 2018/19 Katharine Hollinshead
Astronomy Observation and Theory 2019 Chloe Woodcock
GRIDPP6 Jane Long
Legacy Awards 2019 Andy Thompson
Leadership Fellows in PE 2019 Andy Thompson
PPRP Round 2 2019 Chris Carlton
PPRP Round 3 2019 Chris Carlton
PPRP Round 4 2019 Chris Carlton
PPGP Theory 2019 Jane Long
Spark Awards 2019A Tamara Leitan
Solar and Planetary Studies 2019 Tracey McGuire

Last updated: 19 June 2019


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