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Read our Frequently Asked Questions below and Access Policy.

The Access Policy will also be sent to you upon submitting a proposal. Read online here


Decide which allocation you're applying for and click the Start button.

Proposal Development: Proposal Development allocations represent a preparatory phase for larger projects, These proposals provide a limited allocation to build a case for a Merit allocation.

Merit: Merit allocations often follow successful completion of Proposal Development allocations. Relevant experience and success in running their codes must be demonstrated on HPC platforms prior to receiving a Merit allocation. These can only be submitted when there is an open Call for Applications, see the calls timetable for more information

Postgraduate: For research projects of postgraduate students.

Institution: For institutional subscribers.


Fill in proposal application form online.

All submissions will receive a confirmation email.


Your proposal will be reviewed.

A member of NeSI will be in contact to discuss next steps. If you have any questions in the meantime please use our support form.