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CSP research funding

CSP research funding comprises PRF awards, paediatric research funding, and a special care of older people research award. Dates for 2015 funding will be announced soon.


2014 awards: now closed

Physiotherapy Research Foundation

The PRF offered three allocations in 2014:

  • Scheme A: grants up to £110,000 for experienced researchers,
  • Scheme B: grants of up to £20,000 for novice researchers
  • Paediatric award: grants of up to £20,000 for novice researchers

Paediatric research funding

For experienced researchers the CSP Charitable Trust and Action Medical Research provided successful applicants with up to £250,000.

Special research award: Care of older people

Funding up to £300k was awarded to address one or several aspects of the following research priority topic:

'The effectiveness of physiotherapy in the care of older people to maintain/ improve mental and physical health and well being and/ or independence'.

If you have any queries about any of the above, or the 2015 awards please send an email to the CSP awards officer:

About the Charitable Trust

The CSP Charitable Trust provides a range of funding to members, offering research degree course fee awards, and awards to contribute towards the costs of presenting research findings at UK and overseas conferences: find out more.


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Last revised on

29 August 2014