Travel Grants for PhD Students and Early Career Scientists


We are now accepting applications again for all Divisions. Our non-competitive grants are also now accepting applications for 2018 RSC centrally-organised events.

We have also made some changes to improve our grants:

  • Your eligibility for the non-competitive grants now does not depend on your location. Members can apply to travel from anywhere in the world.
  • Our membership requirements have now changed. Applicants must be current members (Associate level or higher) with at least a year of any level of RSC membership prior to application.

 

We are keen to support participation by PhD students and early career scientists in scientific conferences and workshops. Our Travel Grants for PhD Students and Early Career Scientists give two options for our members to fund their travels...


For those attending RSC meetings


Members travelling to attend RSC-run conferences or workshops may be entitled to a non-competitive grant of up to 200.

Please see the application form for full details of eligible meetings. These are assigned on a first come, first served basis.

Please note that these grants are intended for travel only and applicants should not apply for conference registration, subsistence or accommodation expenses.


For everyone else


All eligible members may apply to their Division for a competitive grant for their attendance at any scientific conference or workshop anywhere in the world.

Grants are available to cover domestic (up to 200), continental (up to 400) and intercontinental (up to 800) travel to meetings where applicants give oral or poster presentations (we will also consider applicants not intending to present if their attendance will be a significant benefit to their career). Please note that these grants are intended for travel only and applicants should not apply for conference registration, subsistence or accommodation expenses.

Please note that we recommend you submit your application as soon as possible. We will be unable to consider any application whose submission month is within eight weeks of the start of the conference or workshop.


How to Apply

Please follow the links below to apply. Please read the terms & conditions carefully before completing the form. We process applications on a monthly basis, so please ensure you complete and submit your application by the end of the month where possible. Once we receive your application, you can expect to receive a decision within eight weeks from your application month for competitive grants or two weeks for non-competitive grants..

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