Once you have an Idea, the next step is to identify the Funding Opportunities that fit your idea.
The University receives funding from a wide range of funders, including Research Councils, Governmental bodies and agencies, Charities, and Industrial partners for research, consultancy, knowledge exchange, and CPD activities.
Find out more about our internal sources of funding Spark, Connect and Connect+
Click here to find out about applying for match funded studentships.
Click below to view hints and tips on the various sources of funding for your planned project.
The Research Councils (UKRI) receive funding from the UK Government to support research in priority areas.
The Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) is a £1.5 billion fund announced by the UK Government to support cutting-edge research that addresses the challenges faced by developing countries.
The main Research & Innovation funding instrument of the European Commission (EC) is Horizon 2020, with allocated funds of €80 billion.
Many research opportunities at the University come in the form of responses to tenders and contracts.
Researchers can share their knowledge with a diverse range of partners through Knowledge Exchange activities.
Fellowships are an excellent opportunity to fund our researchers, they are highly prestigious individual awards, providing funded time to enable high quality research and to make a substantial impact in their respective fields.
Stirling Researcher Resources
Find out more information about finding funding opportunities here