Grants & Awards

Please find Guts UK's current and upcoming funding opportunities listed below and on the sidebar.

Guts UK/BSG Trainee Research Awards

These awards are now closed. All applicants will hear results before the end of December.

Guts UK/BSG Trainee Research Awards are for UK-based gastroenterology Specialty Trainees who would like to conduct research or audit/quality improvement (QIin any area of gastroenterology (including pancreatology and hepatology) or nutrition in relation to gastroenterology. Applications are accepted for individual and for network projects. Download advice on how to set up a successful trainee network. Grants are available up to £10,000 each, with no minimum value, with a total budget for all the awards of £50,000.

This grant round is now closed. For updates please refer to our web site or email research@gutscharity.org.uk

Due to Covid-19 pandemic at the moment we are accepting electronic signature. However, after the deadline, we might ask you to post a wet-signed copy to Research Awards, Guts UK, 3 St Andrews Place, London NW1 4LB .

Learn more about the Guts UK/BSG Trainee Research Awards

Guts UK/Dr Falk Awards

These awards are now closed. Applicants will be notified the outcome in the autumn. We look forward to presenting these awards to our winners at BSG in 2021.

For updates please refer to our web site or email research@gutscharity.org.uk.

The Guts UK/Dr Falk awards recognise the achievements of those who bring new knowledge and insight to the field of gastroenterology and hepatology. A number of awards and prizes for different amounts are available. These awards are now closed
Learn more about the Guts UK/Dr Falk Awards

Guts UK Development Grants

Guts UK Development grants are awarded for translational or proof of concept research in any area of gastroenterology (including pancreatology and hepatology). Five grants are available up to £50,000 each.

This grant round is now closed and due to the outbreak of COVID-19 we are unsure when it will open. For updates please refer to our web site or email research@gutscharity.org.uk.

Learn more about the Guts UK Development Grants

GUTS UK NUTRITION DEVELOPMENT GRANTS 

Guts UK Development grants are awarded for translational or proof of concept research in any aspect of nutrition that is related to gastroenterology (including pancreatology and hepatology). Two grants are available up to £50,000 each. This award call is now closed.
Learn more about the Guts UK Development Grants

Guts UK/forCrohns Development Grants

Guts UK/forCrohns Development grants are awarded for translational or proof of concept research in Crohn’s Disease). Two grants are available up to £50,000 each. This grants call is now closed.
Learn more about the Guts UK/forCrohns Development Grants

Guts UK/Bowel & Cancer Research PhD Studentship

Guts UK and Bowel & Cancer Research are offering £75,000 over three years to support a PhD studentship into diverticular disease and diverticulitis. This grant call is now closed.

Application forms can be downloaded from https://www.bowelcancerresearch.org/phdcallnowopen

The Guts UK Derek Butler Fellowship

The Guts UK Derek Butler 3-year fellowship is for research in upper gastrointestinal tract diseases and conditions. One grant up to £210,000 is available. This grant call is now closed and will open again in 2020/21.
Learn more about the Guts UK Derek Butler Fellowship

Guts UK Amelie Waring Fellowship

The Guts UK Amelie Waring 3-year fellowship is for research into any aspect of pancreatic inflammation or injury. One grant up to £180,000 is available. This grant call is now closed and will open again in 2020/21.
Learn more about the Guts UK Amelie Waring Fellowship

Guts UK/BSPGHAN Grants

Guts UK/BSPGHAN grants are awarded for translational or proof of concept research in any area of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. Two grants up to £40,000 each are available.  This call is now closed and will open again in 2021.
Learn more about the Guts UK/BSPGHAN Grants

Olympus/Guts UK Fellowship

Guts UK and Olympus are offering a 3-year fellowship for endoscopy research on Barrett’s Oesophagus and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GORD). Grant is up to £210,000. This grant call is now closed.
Learn more about the Olympus/Guts UK Fellowship

Parabola/Guts UK Colorectal Cancer Research Grant

The Parabola Foundation and Guts UK are launching a new grant call to advance endoscopy research in the field of early diagnosis, screening and prevention of colorectal cancer. This grant call is now closed.
Learn more about the Parabola/Guts UK Colorectal Cancer Research Grant

Other funding collaborations

Guts UK regularly collaborates with other organisations to fund research. Visit Our research partners section to find out more about past and present collaborators.

If you have questions about these funding opportunities or would like to sign up for research award updates, email: research@gutscharity.org.uk