Small Grants Scheme


About the Grant

To encourage investigative research in histopathology, particularly aimed at generating research data which may contribute towards a substantive application to a funding body 

A maximum sum of £10 000


Who is eligible?

Trainees (specialist registrars or honorary specialist registrars) consultants & post- doctoral histopathology trainees who are members of the Society


Deadline Date

1 April extended to 1 May & 1 October

 How do I apply?

We expect the Application system to be open shortly. Thank you for your patience. Sample application forms can be found below

Please upload completed Part BPart C document during the application process.

Please read the full terms and conditions before applying 

Trainee's Small Grant Terms & Conditions                                                       Sample Application Form

Consultant's Pump Priming Small Grant Terms & Conditions                         Sample Application Form

Post-Doctoral Collaborative Small Grant Terms & Conditions                        Sample Application Form

Trainee's Collaborative Small Grant  Terms & Conditions                              please use the sample application form for the Trainees Small Grant as a guide

Examples of Projects funded from the Small Grants Scheme


Cancer-associated mutations in normal endometrium April 2018 Dr Luiza Moore, Wellcome Sanger Institute, Cambridge

Characterising the cancer-associated fibroblast phenotype in lung cancer using single cell RNA sequencing October 2017 Dr Sara Waise, University of Southampton 

Investigation of Tumour Infiltrating Lumphocytes as indicators of prognosis and treatment response in Cholangiocarcinoma, October 2017 Dr I Egbuniwe, Queen's Medical Cente, Nottingham

Genetic Mechanisms in Colorectal Polyposis Dr Emma Short, University Hospital Wales

Investigating early molecular changes in colorectal cancer Dr Kate Marks, Leeds Institute of Cancer & Pathology

A Pilot Study of the Role of Carnitine Palmitoyltransferase-1 in the Progression of Breast Cancer Dr Vijay Sharma, Royal Liverpool Hospital

Malignant Bone Tumours with H3F3A Mutations: A Genomic and Epigenetic Study Dr Peter Ellery, UCL

Investigating the interplay between CTCF haploinsufficiency and DNA stability using proteomic approaches approaches Dr Sarah Aitken, University of Cambridge full published article

Defining the regulatory mechanisms of CDKN2A loss in chordoma Dr D Lindsay, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital

Protein imbalance as a putative pathogenic mechanism in the progression of Barrett's oesophagus Dr G Hutchins, University of Leeds

Establishing the response of Human Microglia after acute paediatric brain injury Dr A Young, University of Cambridge

Integrated genomic and molecular pathological characterisatioin of hepatocellular carcinoma Dr S Aitken, University of Cambridge

CTCF maintains regulatory homeostasis of cancer pathways Dr S Aitken, University of Cambridge 


Consultant's Pump-Priming Small Grant

Leukocyte associated immunoglobulin like receptor-1 confers poor prognosis in invasive Breast Carcinoma: Transcriptomic driven study  Consultant's Pump-Priming Small Grant April 2017 Prof E Rakha, University of Nottingham

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