Funding Opportunities


The Royal Society of Chemistry has a wide variety of funding available to members and non-members (dependent on scheme), The Royal Society of Chemistry provides various funding opportunities, and many of these are available for African scientists  to broaden their skills base, receive research funding, attend conferences and collaborate and network with colleagues in other countries. 

Of particular relevance are the links below.


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.

Developing World Scholarships

A scheme to assist citizens of Developing World countries.

Outreach Fund

Support activities promoting the public awareness of chemistry and the chemical sciences

Researcher Mobility Fellowship

Funding available for students and early career researchers to visit overseas or UK institutions, to build relationships and research collaborations.

Join the Royal Society of Chemistry

Become a member of the world's leading chemistry community

Royal Society of Chemistry Funding

Funding opportunities available from the Royal Society of Chemistry and elsewhere.