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Muscular Dystrophy UK’s Grant Round 2023 call for applications opens on Monday 17 October 2022. The deadline for submission of the online application is 3pm on Tuesday 17 January 2023.

For the details of the call please see Grant Round 2023

All applications will be sent for international peer-review and will be reviewed by our Lay Research Panel and Medical Research Committee. The Medical Research Committee will sit in June 2023. Its recommendations will be discussed by the charity’s Board of Trustees, which meets several times a year. You will be informed of the decision as soon as possible after the Board of Trustees meeting.

Before applying, please also see the following webpages:

If you are unsure whether your research fits within our strategy and current criteria, please contact us at


External, Jointly-Funded Calls or Fellowships

Due to budgetary constraints, we are not currently able to support Clinical Research Training Fellowships through our partnerships with the Medical Research Council or the National Institute for Health Research.