RSC - Advancing the Chemical Sciences



Funding and Awards

The information below summarises the funding options available to schools and teachers from the RSC. Additionally, if you know an outstanding chemistry teacher, look at our awards which recognise excellence in the teaching profession. If you cannot find the information you require, please contact the Education Department at the RSC.


RSC Travel Grants

Available for international collaborative research or RSC scientific meetings

Research Fund

The Research Fund provides up to 4000 for those at a university or college to purchase chemicals and/or equipment.

Educational Grants Scheme

BMCS offer a number of educational grant schemes which fund a number of small educational projects in schools and colleges.

Education Division Travel Grants

Available for members of the RSC to attend conferences which are primarily concerned with the dissemination of good practice in learning and teaching in the chemical sciences.

Other Sources

Other possible sources of funding for chemistry teachers


Education Awards

Nominate someone who inspires you for one of our Education and Industry awards.

Contact and Further Information

Education Department
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Cambridge Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF
Tel: 01223 432221