Alopecia UK Research funding call 2020: Applications now closed


Alopecia UK funds hair loss and hair-related research through a range of funding schemes, including small grants, public engagement grants and larger research pots.

We aim to provide hope and confidence to people with alopecia by funding research into its causes, with the aim of identifying causes, treatments, and ultimately, a cure. We are investing in research projects to explore key questions.

For more information, download our Research Strategy.

Previous funding calls:

Alopecia UK have advertised two previous funding calls:

In 2020, Alopecia UK awarded funding to four new projects, for three types of grant:

  • Research Pots (up to £10,000). Success rates for the Research Pots applications were 25%
  • Small Grants (up to £1,500). Success rates were 33%
  • PPI grants (up to £500). Success rates were 50%.

In 2018, we held an open call for applications for our Research Pots grants: application success rates for this call were 28%.

Information about all of our funded projects can be found on our Research Projects page

Applications Procedure

We have one funding call per year. If you have any further questions, please contact the Research Department at [email protected].