Funding sources

The following organisations provide research funding from small to large scale projects.


This page is a work in progress and further links will be added. If your organisation has an open funding source for AHP researchers please contact so we can consider including it.


The Association of Chartered Therapists in Respiratory Care offers education support£600
The British Association of Hand Therapists offers an annual research grant to its members.Up to £20,000
The British Scoliosis Research Foundation for its research grants. These support research into scoliosis from small to large scale research.Up to £100,000
The British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine offers a number of prizes and bursaries in the field of rehabilitation.Up to £7,500

The CSP Charitable Trust is a charitable organisation supporting physiotherapy research through annual awards.

The Elizabeth Casson Trust aims to support occupational therapy primarily. They offer grants for CPD, Doctoral & Masters studies, conferences and international scholarships. Research funding calls are also made through the year.£150 -£100,000
The Musculoskeletal Association of Chartered Physiotherapists has a number of levels of research awards for its members.Up to £5,000
The Private Physiotherapy Educational Foundation invites applications for its research awards. These allow new and novice researchers to conduct full, pilot or pump-priming projects on any topic relevant to physiotherapy.Up to £30,000
The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has annual research grants available for it's members. Up to £100,000


Please click on organisation links above for further information and application deadlines. 

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