Research Grants and Awards

Crohn's and Colitis UK Research Awards 2018

Crohn's and Colitis UK are delighted to announce they have opened the 2018 funding call for Crohn's and Colitis UK Research Awards 2018.  Details can be viewed here

The closing date for applications is 22nd September 2017.

BSPGHAN Innovation Grant

Applications now closed.  Applicants will be advised of decision mid-July 2017

The Crohn’s in Childhood Research Association offers the following Research Opportunities

Bursary grants  of up to £400 (up to a total amount of £5,000pa) to enable UK based young doctors still in training/nurses/final year medical students and similar persons with an interest in the area of Crohn's and colitis (IBD) to support attendance at national, international scientific/educational congresses and if considered appropriate IBD related training courses. Also a £1000 annual bursary for travel/registration at national and international meetings for doctors in training to become paediatric gastroenterologists.

Application forms and further information can be obtained from the CICRA website:

Broad Medical Research Program at CCFA for full details log onto

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America is offering funding for up to two years to fund clinical or translational research projects that are innovative, in the early stages of exploration, will help improve diagnosis, therapy or prevention of IBD and will lead to longer term funding.  Colorectal surgeons and others investigation surgical and novel techniques are encouraged to apply

Click here to view further information on funding

CLDF: Children’s Liver Disease Foundation (CLDF) offers a small grants programme which makes available £5,000 quarterly.  The programme aims to support research teams to generate proof of principle, preliminary data or smaller projects.  Applications from nursing and allied professionals are welcome within this programme.  The programme will not top up funds for a larger grant award.  Turn around is swift.  Deadline application dates are 31 March, 30 June, 30 September & 31 December each year. For further details on the programme and to download an application form go to:

Digestive Disease Research Core Centers and Digestive Disease Research Development Centers


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