PCRC Grant Call: Apply for Funding

UK-based researchers welcome to apply for up to £500,000 prostate cancer research funding

Prostate Cancer Research Centre are now accepting applications for project and pilot grants for award in early 2019.

Purpose of this call

We are seeking to expand The PCRC by making up to 3 additional awards of up to £500,000 each that can include salary, support, on costs and consumables.


Expression of interest: Deadline 7 January 2019.

Decisions will be communicated in February 2019.

Invited full applications: Deadline 7 April 2019.

Applications will be sent out to international peer review.

Grants will be made in early summer 2019. Programmes would normally run from 3 to 5 years.


The Award aims to:

  • Boost prostate cancer research
  • Build capacity in advanced prostate cancer research

We will accept applications from research scientists in any UK research institution.

Areas of research interest for this funding call

While we are interested in the areas of research below, we will consider any research avenues relevant to men suffering from advanced prostate cancer:

  • Early stage pilot research that can lead to future, larger research awards. Collaborative research will be encouraged. Interest from early career scientists is strongly encouraged.
  • Recognising that prostate cancer is not a single disease, research leading to new classifications or stratifications of prostate cancer that can improve targeting for existing therapies in advanced disease.
  • Translational research between scientists and clinicians that may translate into novel therapies into clinical treatment of advanced disease.

Expression of interests must be received by email to grants@pcr.org.uk by 5pm on Monday 7th January 2019. Successful applicants will be notified by mid-February 2019 with the details of how to prepare a full application.

Please click here to download the full guidelines and application form

If you have any issues with the form, or any general queries, please email grants@pcr.org.uk

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