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The Wellcome Trust is offering awards for new and senior investigators, with details as follows:
Wellcome Trust New Investigator AwardsNew Investigator Awards are intended to support strong researchers who are in the early stages of their independent research careers and have already shown that they can innovate and drive advances in their field of study. Candidates should be no more than five years from appointment to their first academic position.These Awards provide flexible support at a level and length appropriate to enable the best researchers to address the most important questions about health and disease. Awards may equally be small or large, but candidates should be able to articulate a compelling vision for their research, while ensuring that their proposal and requested funding is appropriate to their research experience to date.http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Investigator-Awards/WTX059284.htm
Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator AwardsSenior Investigator Awards support exceptional, world-class researchers, who hold an established academic position. We will support researchers who have an international track-record of significant achievement relative to their career stage, who have demonstrated the originality and impact of their research, and who are leaders in their field.Senior Investigator Awards provide flexible support to enable the best researchers to address the most important questions about health and disease. Awards may be small or large, but candidates must be able to articulate a compelling vision for their research and set out the approaches they will take.http://www.wellcome.ac.uk/Funding/Biomedical-science/Funding-schemes/Investigator-Awards/WTX059285.htm