RSC Research Fund

Royal Society of Chemistry

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Grant amount: Up to £4,000

Anticipated deadline: Sep 24, 2019 9:00am PDT

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student Faculty

Funding uses: Research

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

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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With over 50,000 members and an international publishing and knowledge business Royal Society of Chemistry is the UK’s professional body for chemical scientists, supporting and representing our members and bringing together chemical scientists from all over the world.

A not-for-profit organisation with a heritage that spans 175 years, RSC has an ambitious international vision for the future. Around the world, we invest in educating future generations of scientists. We raise and maintain standards. We partner with industry and academia, promoting collaboration and innovation. We advise governments on policy. And we promote the talent, information and ideas that lead to great advances in science.

 Research Funds are awarded by the Research Fund Working Group, which is authorised to make a limited number of awards in any one year to a maximum of £4000.

The Fund is available to our members at Universities, colleges or research institutes conducting their own research. Strong preference is given to those from less well-funded institutes. Those from developing countries and early career researchers are also encouraged to apply.

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


  • Applicants must be members of the Royal Society of Chemistry, with a minimum of associate membership.
  • Applications are limited to one per department and MUST be submitted through the head of that department.

You must be a member of this organization to apply for this award - become a member.


  • Strong preference is given to those working in less well-endowed institutions.
  • Applicants from developing countries and early career researchers are encouraged.


  • Persons employed as research students at time of application (including PhD students) will not be considered for funding.
  • A grant will not normally be awarded to the same applicant for more than three consecutive years.