Research Grants

MS Research offers funding in any area of research in to MS in appropriate settings within the UK.

Applying for a Research Grant

MS Research provides grants for high-quality MS research projects that fall under the remit of our eligibility criteria. We also provide a limited number of bursaries to enable professionals to attend conferences and education events (link to bursary applica. forms). MS Research can not give grants to individuals.

Our online Research Grant Applications are currently under construction but as we can still respond to any enquries. To check if your request comes within our remit please contact us below.

Research Grants Contact Form

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MS Research is a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) non-commercial Partner. This means the studies that we fund may be eligible to access the NIHR Study Support Service which is provided by the NIHR Clinical Research Network. The NIHR Clinical Research Network can now support health and social care research taking place in non-NHS settings, such as studies running in care homes or hospices, or public health research taking place in schools and other community settings. Read the full policy:Eligibility Criteria for NIHR Clinical Research Network Support.

Both MS Research and the NIHR encourage grant applicants to involve local NIHR Clinical Research Network team in discussions as early as possible when planning a study. This will enable applicants to fully benefit from the support available through the NIHR Study Support Service. To find out more, please visit: a study involves NHS sites in England Health Research Authority approval is required. A local research support team can also assist here. For guidance on submitting an application please

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