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Information for grant applicants

Our ambition is to transform the lives of people with arthritis whilst continuing to fund ground breaking research aimed at preventing the onset of arthritis and developing a cure for arthritis. To find out more, take our look at our vision and purpose and our approach to research funding.

Please check our application deadline page for calls that are currently open, and keep up to date with the latest research news and information through our News for researchers.

If you need further support or advice, please contact the research department on

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Types of grant

Our research funding schemes.

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Applying for a grant

Resources to assist you applying for research funded by Arthritis Research UK.

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Grant application deadlines

Our latest funding opportunities.

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How we award grants

All applications are submitted via our online grant system and considered by an independent committee of scientific experts and undergo peer review.

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Arthritis Research UK fund research into the cause, treatment and cure of arthritis. You can support Arthritis Research UK by volunteering, donating or visiting our shops.