Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF3)

How to apply

Application guidance and application form for those applying for an ISSF award.

Application Procedure

2020/21 deadline for applications

Thursday 17th December, 5 pm (Outcomes announced early February 2021)

Please download the application guidance and application form below.

Key information 

  • Applications are to be ranked and submitted by Directors/Heads of CMVM and SBS Research Institutes or for other Schools in CSE and CAHSS, by the College Dean of Research - see below.
  • Only applications of clear strategic importance should be submitted.
  • There will be a strict limit on the number of applications per institute – see  below.
  • Applicants must include a statement of support from the Head of Institute/Dean of Research.

Maximum number of applications to be submitted:

Research Institute / College

                                                          Maximum number of applications

 

1. College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Edinburgh Neuroscience

5

Institute for Genetics & Molecular Medicine

5

The Roslin Institute and R(D)SVS

5

The Usher Institute                                                                                                     

5

Queen’s Medical Research Institute

5

Other CMVM groups (submitted by CMVM Dean of Research)

2

 

2. College of Science and Engineering

School of Biological Sciences:

 

Institute of Cell Biology

5

Institute of Evolutionary Biology

5

Institute of Molecular Plant Sciences

2

Institute of Immunology & Infection

5

Institute of Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology     

5

 

3. Cross-college

Institute of Regeneration and Repair

Centre for Regenerative Medicine (CMVM and CSE)                                     

5

 

4. Other Schools within the College of Science and Engineering

   Up to 5 applications, to be submitted by the College Dean of Research.

 

5. College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

   Up to 5 applications, to be submitted by the College Dean of Research.

 

6. CMVM and CSE college level

    Up to 3 applications where these do not fit into any of the above categories - e.g.  college-level activity, training, etc.

Application form and guidance  including FAQs