RGS-IBG: Geographical Club Award

Royal Geographical Society

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Grant amount: £1,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 23, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Research

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United Kingdom

Location of citizenship: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus Show all

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The Geographical Club A ward supports postgraduate students (Masters o r PhD) undertaking geographical fieldwork or other forms of data collection in the UK or overseas to advance geographical knowledge or understanding.

One award is given for Physical and one for Human Geography. No restrictions are placed on research topic or location. This award is administered by the RGS - IBG on behalf of the Geographical Club.

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


  • The Award supports fieldwork or other forms of data collection (urban, social, physical, environmental , etc) in the UK or overseas.
  • Applicants must be UK/EU nationals. 
  • Applicants must currently be registered for a PhD or Masters at a UK Higher Education institution and funds must be requested for research that is an integral part of that programme.
  • Project expenses covered by the award can include, but are not limited to, travel, subsistence, equipment and field assistants.


  • Preference is given to students who do not receive full funding from a research council, university or comparable levels of support from other sources for fieldwork and data collection.


  • Students who receive full funding from a Research Council or comparable levels of support from other sources with support for fieldwork/data collection are NOT eligible to apply.