Writing a good proposal

Applications to the main research funders such as AHRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, ESRC, MRC, NERC, British Academy Leverhulme Trust etc. are broadly similar – these vary according to scheme but follow a very similar application and review process.  The following information takes an ESRC Standard Grant application as a template but the information is also applicable to other funders.

  • Creating a draft proposal
  • Costing and pricing
  • Creating a full proposal and electronic submission
  • What happens next?


Research funding: 10 tips for writing a successful application