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Applications for funding from the Wellcome Trust History of Medicine Programme

Those who would like to do history of medicine research in the UK, should note that the Wellcome Trust has made some significant changes to their History of Medicine application schemes.

1) Some applicants for Research Fellowships will now be shortlisted and interviewed before a funding decision is reached, and therefore there are only two annual deadlines for these applications, viz., 1 August and 1 December (see

2) For Travel Grants, Research Expenses Grants and Research Expenses Grants for Self-funded Doctoral Students, the Wellcome Trust do no longer require a preliminary application (see (Travel Grants) and (Research Expenses).

If you are interested in funding opportunities for medical historical research, see, or contact their program officer, Henriette Bruun (


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