How to apply for EPG funding

There are two processes for applying for EPG funding, depending on the size of project.

An overview of both is given below. To review the process in detail, please read our EPG Application Guidance (2019-20)‌‌.

Applications over £10,000

Step 1

  • Request an EPG application form at least one month in advance of the target submission deadline
  • Application forms are available from EPG@lboro.ac.uk

Please note: only the first five applications received will be reviewed that month, all others will be deferred to the next meeting

Step 2

  • EO provides EPG application form, EPG guidance and notifies ADE and EO representative


Step 3

  • Discuss project idea with ADE and EO representative

Step 4

Step 5

  • Complete the EPG application form

Step 6

  • Send the completed EPG application form to your ADE and EO representative for review

Step 7

  • Obtain signatures

Step 8

  • Submit your application form, ahead of the deadline, using the embedded Submit button

Step 9a - Applications under £50,000

  • Your project will be initially assessed by the EPG panel
  • If your application requires further clarification, you will be invited to present at EPG (see Step 9b)
  • If no clarification is required, your application will move to Step 10

Step 9b - Applications over £50,000

  • If your project passes initial assessment, you will be invited to present to the EPG panel - a 10-minute presentation followed by 10 minutes for questions

Step 10

  • You will be informed of the outcome and receive feedback

Applications under £10,000

Step 1

  • Request an EPG application form at least one month in advance of the Small Projects Grant submission deadline
  • Application forms are available from EPG@lboro.ac.uk

Step 2

  • EO provides EPG application form and notifies ADE and EO representative

Step 3

  • Discuss project idea with ADE and EO representative

Step 4

Step 5

  • Complete the EPG application form

Step 6

  • Send the completed EPG application form to your ADE and EO representative for review

Step 7

  • Obtain signatures

Step 8

  • Submit your application form, ahead of the deadline, using the embedded Submit button

Step 9

  • Application reviewed by the EPG sub-panel at the next relevant review meeting

Step 10

  • You will be informed of the outcome and receive feedback