Research Fund

Applications are now closed. The Research Fund will open again for applications in summer 2018.

Apply to the Royal Society of Chemistry's Research Fund for grants of up to 4000 to purchase chemicals and/or equipment for your research project.

The Research Fund enables research with high scientific or societal impact that can not be funded through mainstream sources of funding. We have identified as priority groups those working in less well-funded institutes, those in developing countries and early career researchers.

The Fund is available to our members at Universities, colleges or research institutes conducting their own research.

Downloadable Files

Research Fund criteria
The latest terms of application to the Research Fund.
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Research Fund character referee form
Please use this template to complete your character reference.
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Research Fund scientific referee form
Please use this template to complete your scientific reference.
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Research Fund
Royal Society of Chemistry, Thomas Graham House, Milton Road, Science Park, Cambridge CB4 0WF, United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1223 432453
Fax: +44 (0)1223 423623