Student Travel Bursary (Geochemistry Group)

The Geological Society of London


Grant amount: £200 - £300

Next deadline: Jan 15, 2019

Later deadlines: May 15, 2019, Oct 15, 2019

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United Kingdom

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Overview:

The Geochemistry Group offers bursaries to postgraduate researchers registered at UK universities or research institutions to aid travel to a geochemistry meeting either in the UK or internationally. In previous years, students have received bursaries to support travel to conferences such as EGU and Goldschmidt, as well as a number of smaller meetings.

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

Eligibility:

  • Grants will only be awarded to students presenting either an oral or poster presentation.
  • Grants will only be awarded to student’s whose research falls within the remit of the Geochemistry Group.
  • The applicant should not be otherwise eligible for full funding from existing sources.
  • Grants will only be made to attend meetings that occur after the application deadline.
  • Applicants must declare any previous grants award from the Mineralogical or Geological Societies in the last three years.
    • Failure to do so could result in the withdrawal of their funding.
  • Individuals may only receive one bursary from the Mineralogical Society and its special interest groups in a given year.

Preferences:

  • Oral papers will be given precedence.
  • Preference will be given to students who are self or institutionally funded.
  • Preference will be given to students who are members of the Geological Society (become a member) or Mineralogical Society (become a member).
  • Preference will be given to students in their second or third year of study.
  • Preference will be given to students who have previously submitted abstracts to a Geochemistry Group RiP meeting.

Ineligibility:

  • No retrospective applications will be considered.