Palliative Care

The Brain Tumour Charity, in partnership with Marie Curie Research UK (CRUK), Chief Scientist Office (CSO) in Scotland and the Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association, is making over £1.5 million available in 2017 through the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme.

The scheme funds high quality research to improve the quality of life of people with brain tumours and terminal illnesses, and their families, friends, carers and communities.

Application Process

There's a two stage application process for the Research Grants Scheme.

  • Stage one – outline application stage: we invite applicants to submit outlines of their proposed research projects to be considered by our experts.
  • Stage two – full application stage: we invite successful outline candidates to submit full applications via the Marie Curie Grants Management System (Gems), and notify applicants of the outcome.

Key Dates:

End July 2018 - Call opens for outline applications
10 December 2018 - Call closes for outline applications
February/March 2019 - Decisions made on inviting full applications
May/June 2019 - Full applications received
November 2019 - Funding committee meets
Winter 2019 - Grant awarded

Further information about the scheme is available on the Marie Curie website.

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