Thirtieth International Geographical Congress Award

Royal Geographical Society

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Grant amount: Up to £750

Deadline: Oct 31, 2020

Applicant type: Postdoctoral Researcher Faculty

Funding uses: Conference

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: United Kingdom

Location of citizenship: Europe, United Kingdom

Degree requirements: Applicants must be within 6 years of receiving their PhD

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The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG ) is offering five grant s of up to £750 to assist with the  cost of attending  an international conference. The conference must be organised by a geographical  (or geographically related) organisation,  association or  union affiliated with, or a member of  the International Council for Science (ISCU) or  other such similar international organisation .

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


  • Applicants must be UK/EU nationals. 
  • Applicants must currently be employed by a UK Higher Education Institution .
  • Attendance at AAG , CAG or the RGS - IBG 
  • Applicants must  demonstrate the geographical nature of both the  conference and the work  they will present. 


  • Priority will be given to  early career researchers  presenting papers and  seeking to cover travel  expenses, although help with conference fees,  accommodation, and maintenance costs will also  be considered.
  • Priority will be given for conference s outside  Europe and North America. 


  • Annual Conference is not eligible for support  from this award