Our research programme provides funding for all career-levels: undergraduate bursaries, PhD studentships, fellowships, and project grants for established researchers. Applications can be made for research projects that are relevant to people affected by dementia and that fit within our funding remit, which is organised into two streams: Biomedical research and Care, services and public health research.
Visit our applications page to learn about our funding process and how you can submit a high quality research application. To find out which funding schemes are open for applications, please visit our deadlines for grant rounds pages.
Biomedical research funding stream
Find out what scope of research is considered by our Biomedical research funding stream.
Care, services and public health research funding stream
Find out what scope of research is considered by our Care, services and public health research funding stream.
Project grants are for researcher led applications to enable world-class research in to the cause, cure, care or prevention of dementia.
PhD Studentship grants provide funding for students in the areas of cause, cure, care or prevention of all types of dementia.
Junior Fellowships are for postdoctoral researchers who have shown exceptional promise at the start of their research career.
Senior Fellowships are for researchers who have an established track record in an area of neurodegenerative research and who demonstrate the ambition and potential to be an independent investigator.
Clinician and healthcare professionals training fellowships
Clinician and Healthcare Professional Training Fellowships provide an opportunity for individuals to study for a higher degree with a view to developing a career that combines research and practice.
Clinical training partnerships
Institutions can apply for up to three Fellowships for clinicians or healthcare professionals to undertake study towards a higher degree (usually a PhD).
Undergraduate research bursaries aim to give students dementia research experience and to encourage them to consider a career in scientific research.
Our Implementation grant scheme is open to researchers looking to move tested evidence based interventions into the real world setting, to translate research into practice.
Dissemination grants provide funding for researchers who wish to disseminate the findings of a completed research programme or project.
Drug Discovery Call for Proposals
Our Drug Discovery programme funds research to identify and test drug treatments for Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia.
Care and public health programme grants
This scheme offered funding for programmes of work to build capacity and focus in key research areas to deliver real world outcomes for people affected by dementia.
Alzheimer's Society/Alzheimer Nederland knowledge exchange fellowships
These fellowships allow researchers to spend a period of time in the Netherlands or the UK to establish and strengthen collaborations between researchers and research groups.