The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Research and Innovation

Chapel Allerton (Dermatology, Rheumatology, Elective Orthopaedics)

Below is a range of research funding opportunities specific to dermatology, rheumatology and orthopaedics.

British Scoliosis Research Foundation

The BSRF launch a range of research funding opportunities on a bi-annual basis. They are Small exploratory grant, New investigation grant and Major research grant, available to appropriately qualified professionals such as scientists, clinicians, and allied health professionals (nurses, psychologists or physiotherapists).

Submission deadlines; 31st January and 1st August.

Further details here.


British Sjögren's Syndrome Association

For details of funding opportunities, please visit here

British Skin Foundation

The British Skin Foundation invites applications for the BSF Research Award, BSF Studentship Award, BSF Fellowship Award, BSF Young Investigator Award from October 2020 here.

Submission deadline; March 2021.

British Society for Research on Ageing

The BSRA offers a range of small sums of funding for equipment, workshops, publication costs and patient public involvement here.

Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Charitable Trust

CSPCT supports annual research awards for members of the Trust. To become a member, go here.


There are two grant calls per year which are advertised on the DEBRA International website with submission of applications to be made in the spring and autumn. 

Look out for the Autumn call here.

Orthopaedic Research UK

ORUK present The Ronald Furlong Fund, aimed at start up projects to better the lives of those with bone and joint conditions.

Submission deadline; applications are open all year round here.

Psoriasis Association

Psoriasis Association open their next round of funding opportunities inclusive of PhD studentships and small grants in September 2020 here.

Royal Osteoporosis Society

ROS offers different funding opportunities including Research Grants, New Scientist Awards and conference bursaries. Further details can be found here.

Versus Arthritis

Versus Arthritis have a range of fellowships, starter grants and targeted funding calls available here.


LTHT Research funding application support

For support with preparing and submitting a research funding application, please do not hesitate to contact Bex Savage via email;