Research grants and awards

A wide variety of research grants and awards are available for work involving cardiac imaging. This page lists some of the available awards from other organisations. If you have any suggestions for funding organisations to include on this page please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


BSCI / BSCCT – Grants 


The BSCI / BSCCT organises grants for small research studies or projects related to the field of cardiovascular imaging.

BSCI / BSCCT – Grants Application Process is now open

The BSCI / BSCCT awards grants for small research studies and other projects related to the field of cardiovascular imaging. All BSCI / BSCCT members of one year standing are invited to apply.

The grants are awarded up to a maximum value of £5,000 Pounds Sterling.

The application deadline is Sunday 2nd April 2017 (23:59hrs).

The successful applicant will be required to give a brief presentation of the results of the funded project at the BSCI / BSCCT Annual Spring meeting in the year following the awarding of the grant.


Click here to access the application form.


Royal College of Radiologists

Pump priming grant scheme


BMA Research grants

The BMA Foundation for Medical Research awards research grants each year (totalling approximately £600,000) to encourage and further medical research in a variety of areas. One of these grants, the Josephine Lansdell, is to assist research in the field of heart disease. Applications are invited from UK-registered medical practitioners that are a member of the BMA, and can be for either research in progress or prospective research.

In 2018, the Josephine Lansdell grant will be awarded for an amount up to £50,000. This grant, and other BMA Foundation grants will be available to apply for online on the BMA Foundation website from 01 January 2018. The application deadline is2 March 2018.

For more information on the Josephine Lansdell grant, other BMA Foundation grants and to apply, please see

British Heart Foundation

BHF provide personal support for clinical and non-clinical cardiovascular researchers at all stages of their career. They also provide grants for short and long term research projects, essential infrastructure and strategic initiatives.