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Isaac Newton Trust

The Isaac Newton Trust


The Isaac Newton Trust is a charity that is regulated by the University. It provides important funding in the areas of seed funding and matched funding against externally awarded projects.

The Trust's funding page, including details on their own research grant competition, can be found here

Funding Available

Research Grants in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

The Trust is a major contributor to this scheme, which includes a Small Research Grant element. There are two calls per annum in Michaelmas and Lent Terms.

Further details can be found on the Humanities and Social Sciences webpages.

Matched Funding - ESRC Future Research Leaders &  Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships

The Trust supplies, on behalf of the University, the matching funding that allows post-doctoral researchers selected by external fellowship competitions to hold their awards in Cambridge.

For full details on the Trusts contribution to the ESRC FRL and LT ECF schemes, click here.

Information from the funders webpages on the ESRC FRL scheme are here, the Leverhulme ECF scheme is here.