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Science Activities


Royal Society of Chemistry Funding

The Royal Society of Chemistry has a wide variety of funding available to members and non-members (dependent on scheme). Use the links on this page to find out more information on the funding offered and how to apply.

RSC Funding

RSC Teacher Training Scholarships

25,000 RSC bursary to become a chemistry teacher

IYC Legacy Grants

Grants available to RSC member groups to promote chemical science

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.

Analytical Science Funding

Funding provided by the Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund

Cutter Bequest

Used to support curriculum development in higher education

EuCheMS Chemistry Congress Bursary

For UK-based PhD students and early career researchers attending 5th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress 31 August 2014

Marriott Bequest

Science journalism work experience

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.

Funding available from RSC Divisions

Opportunities for funding provided by the RSC's Scientific Divisions (i.e. excluding the Education Division and the Industry and Technology Division).

Small Grants for Scientific Activities

Funds from RSC Divisions to support activities run by their members

Travel Grants for PhD Students and Post-doctoral Researchers

Support for PhD students and post-doctoral researchers to attend conferences and workshops that will benefit them professionally

Funding available from RSC Interest Groups.

AAMG Student Bursaries

Student Bursaries awarded to give financial assistance for them to attend the groups scientific meetings

Atomic Spectroscopy Group Travel Bursary

Members of ASG who have been in industry for less than five years, may apply for travel bursaries

British Carbon Group Bursaries

Administered by the British Carbon Group.

Educational Grants Scheme

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

Electrochemistry Group Student Bursary Scheme

The Student Bursary Scheme provides financial support to promising postgraduate students to attend a major electrochemistry conference abroad.

Hutchinson Bursary Awards

Bursaries are available at the Trustees' discretion to support postgraduate students.

Particle Characterisation Group Bursaries

Travel bursaries for student members of the Particle Characterisation Interest Group.

Polymer Physics Group Bursaries

The Polymer Physics Group is able to make a limited number of awards towards the costs of Research Students' participation in conferences in the UK and abroad

DH Richards Memorial Bursaries

Funds are available to support students who wish to attend scientifically important conferences

Brian Scarlet Scholarship Fund

Travel bursaries for student members of the Particle Characterisation Group.

The Alan Tetlow Memorial Bursary

The Water Science Forum Committee wanted to commemorate Alan's work in a way that would reflect many of the things that he was trying to achieve.

The Gordon J. Tiddy Travel Bursary

Administered by the Formulation Science and Technology Group.

Young Researchers' Fund

Funds are available to promote radiochemistry by encouraging young scientists to discuss and disseminate their work during their radiochemistry training period

Non RSC Funding

Research Councils

There are seven research councils responsible for promoting and supporting basic, strategic and applied research for the UK

Sir Eric Rideal Travel Bursaries

Funds available for attendance at a conference related to colloid and surface science

Funding for study in the UK

Information for international students wishing to study in the UK

Other Sources of Funding

Including the Wellcome Trust and Nuffield Foundation