Applications Invited for Royal Geographical Society Grant Programme

Applications Invited for Royal Geographical Society Grant Programme

Organization: Royal Geographical Society

Apply By: 22 Feb 2023

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About the Organization

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the UK's learned society and professional body for geography. We advance geography and support geographers in the UK and across the world.

About the Grant

Our grants programme develops new knowledge and advances geographical science by supporting geographical research in the UK and overseas.

In 2022, with the generous support of our donors, over £190,000 of funding was allocated to support 62 field research projects, from 37 institutions. Projects are planned to take place in 35 countries spanning 6 continents. Topics range from investigating human-plant-invertebrate interactions in the peatland forests of DRC to exploring the knowledge of groundwater governance in India. 32 field research projects were allocated funding in 2021, with many going into the field in 2022.

Grants are available for desk-based research, fieldwork and expeditions, research into teaching and learning, developing teaching resources, and for international conference attendance.

Expedition grants: Our independent travel grants support challenging and inspiring geographical journeys and expeditions all over the world.

Research grants: We support a range of field and desk-based research projects, from established researchers undertaking cutting edge fieldwork to early career academics working on smaller projects.

Student grants: Every year we support over 40 student fieldwork projects, from PhD students collecting data for their dissertation to groups of undergraduates looking to get out into the field for the first time.

Teacher grants: Grants to support school fieldwork and expeditions, and innovation in teaching geography at secondary and higher education level.

Projects supported: Projects we support cover a range of geographical topics, from volcano monitoring, to adaptations to climate change, to farmers' rights issues.

How to Apply

To apply for a grant, please complete the RGS-IBG grants programme application form and send this by email to the Society’s Grants Officer (grants@rgs.org).

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