Dudley Stamp Memorial Award

Royal Geographical Society

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Grant amount: Up to £500

Anticipated deadline: Nov 23, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty PhD Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United Kingdom

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 6 years of receiving their PhD

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The Dudley Stamp Memorial Award offers a number of small grants ( up to £500 ) for PhD students or postdoctoral researchers in the early stages of their careers , to assist them in field research or study travel leading to the advancement of geography and to international cooperation in the study of geography. Several grants are awarded each year.

The award, formerly administered by the Royal Society, is now administered by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) and awarded by the Trustees of the Dudley Stamp Memorial Award.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The awards support field research or study travel leading to the advancement of geography. Usually there is an international dimension

  • Applicants must be registered (full or part time) for a PhD at a UK Higher Education institution OR employed by a UK HEI within 6 years of completion of a doctoral degree .

  • Applicants of any nationality are welcome to apply.


  • Preference will be given to research that leads to the advancement of geography and to international co - operation in the study of the subject.
  • Applications are particularly welcome for projects which will strengthen links between geographers in the United Kingdom and those overseas.


  • Applicants registered on MPhil or other Masters courses are  NOT eligible.
  • These awards cannot provide funding  solely for conference attendance.