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How to apply

You need to apply online for Round 10 Darwin Plus projects and fellowships through the Flexi-Grant Application Portal.

Before applying, you should first read:

Once you have read the guidance, complete the Darwin Plus Round 10 – Stage 1 application form on the Flexi-Grant application portal. For drafting purposes, you may find the Darwin Plus Round 10 – Stage 1 application form useful.

If you are invited to Stage 2, you will be asked to complete the Stage 2 application form on the Flexi-Grant portal. For drafting purposes, you may find the Darwin Plus Round 10 – Stage 2 application form useful.

There are two different budget templates for projects requesting over and under £100k from the Darwin budget:

Additional materials that you will be required to complete as part of your application can be found below or downloaded from within Flexi-Grant:

Darwin Plus Fellowships

Once you have read the guidance, complete the Darwin Plus Round 10 Fellowship application form on the Flexi-Grant application portal.

For drafting purposes, you may find the Darwin Plus Round 10: Fellowship application form useful.

You will also need to complete and upload:

When to apply: Darwin Plus

There is a two-stage application process for main Darwin Plus projects.

The timetable for Round 10 is:

  • call for Stage 1 applications: Thursday 12 August 2021
  • deadline for Stage 1 applications: Monday 20 September 2021
  • expected outcome of Stage 1 and notification of applicants invited to Stage 2: End of November 2021
  • deadline for Stage 2 applications (by invitation only): Monday 10 January 2022 
  • expected notification of successful projects: End of March 2022
  • expected start date for successful projects: 1 May 2022

When to apply: Darwin Plus Fellowships

The timetable for Round 10 is:

  • call for applications: Thursday 12 August 2021
  • deadline for applications: Monday 10 January 2022
  • expected notification of successful projects: w/c 28 March 2022
  • expected start date for successful projects: 1 May 2022

Who can apply

Please refer to the guidance for the list of countries eligible for the scheme. Organisations making the application can include:

  • OT governments
  • non-governmental organisations
  • research institutions
  • the private sector
  • other stakeholders

Darwin Plus Fellowship funding aims to build capacity within the UK OTs through training opportunities. These are for UK OT nationals or, for Territories without a resident population, for individuals who:

  • are committed to supporting their chosen Territory
  • can show an existing relationship with that Territory

Level of funding

There is no specific minimum or maximum level for a Darwin Plus project or Darwin Plus Fellowship. The funding pot is however limited. Further information on the size of Darwin Plus awards can be found in the Darwin Plus Round 10: project guidance.