Alfred Russel Wallace PhD Thesis Award

Royal Entomological Society

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Grant amount: £800

Deadline: Dec 31, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher

Funding uses: Non-clinical Biomedical, Non-clinical Behavioral

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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

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About this funder:



The Royal Entomological Society was founded in 1833 as the Entomological Society of London and is the successor to a number of short-lived societies dating back to 1745.

The aim of the Society is "the improvement and diffusion of entomological science". The Society's aim is to improve and disseminate knowledge of and about insect science. To achieve this we organise meetings of a general and specialist nature, where scientific knowledge is presented and discussed.

The fundamental relationship of insects to ecology, conservation, food production, animal and human health, being a major part of biological science. We also publish academic journals and identification handbooks to assist the general public and scientists. Our membership is international and open to all who contribute to entomological science.

This Thesis award comprises £800, plus a Certificate, plus one years free Membership. The winner will also be invited to present their work at a major Society meeting (where expenses will be met) and submit an article to Antenna.

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


  • For post-graduates who have been awarded a PhD, and whose work is considered by their supervisory team to be outstanding.
  • The research involved should be a significant contribution to the science of entomology.
  • All post-graduates who have been awarded a PhD degree, on the basis of a thesis written in the English language, within the period 1st October 2019 - 31st December 2020.