Book Purchase Scheme Award

Royal Entomological Society

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Grant amount: Up to £250 in in-kind support

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Research

Membership: Applicants must be a member of this organization to apply. Become a member.

Location of project: Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola; Antigua and Barbuda Show all

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Location of citizenship: Micronesia; Afghanistan; Albania; Algeria; Angola Show all

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The purpose of this scheme is to provide assistance in purchasing specialist taxonomic books, that will assist in the identification of insect groups being studied in developing countries and their regions. Applicants will be required to demonstrate need and specify particular texts.

Any one applicant may be awarded up to £250 in a three year period. The Society will purchase the texts awarded and send them to the applicant. The applicants may, themselves, provide any additional funds in excess of the amount awarded.

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


  • Fellows and Members of the Society native to and working in developing countries.
    • The adjudicators will be guided by the United Nations, Human Development Index (HDI), in determining those countries currently regarded as 'developing.' View the UN Development Programme list of developing regions here.

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