Journals Grants for International Authors Application Procedure
- There are no restrictions on the countries between which visits may be made.
- Applicants should have a recent record of publishing in RSC journals (at least 3 publications within the last five years, the majority as senior author) in order to satisfy the authorship and scientific requirements. Applications will be strengthened by a significant refereeing record on behalf of RSC journals over the last five years.
- The maximum amount for each grant is £2500. Applicants should provide appropriate economical costs for travel and accommodation in the application form. The RSC reserves the right to award lower amounts than those requested.
- PhD or other students will not be funded and applicants should be engaged in independent research.
- Applications shall be for the sole purpose of collaborative research or special training. Lecture tours or conference attendance will not be funded.
- The minimum time between funded visits is two years.
- Successful applicants will agree to acknowledge RSC Journals Grants for International Authors in any publication arising from the collaboration, and submissions of such papers to RSC journals is strongly encouraged.
- Letters of recommendation from the Head of Department of the home institution and from the department(s) to be visited and from one independent referee are required.
- Partial funding for extended collaborative visits will be considered.
- Retrospective applications will not be considered.
- Applications should be made a minimum of six months prior to the proposed visit
Applications are considered in February, May, August and November. Ideally submissions should be made in the month prior to consideration. Following their visits, successful applicants are required to provide a report to the Travel Grants Committee.
Members of the RSC may apply for Jones Travelling Fellowships, which have similar objectives, to make overseas laboratory study visits.
Stop-over funding may be available to Members of any established Commonwealth Society/Institute (Corday-Morgan Fund).
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