All applications will undergo an initial screening by staff. Applications will be rejected at this stage if:
- You do not meet our eligibility criteria (please see above)
- Your application is incomplete
- Your application does not adhere to the length limits instructed in the application system
- Your funding request exceeds the £5000 limit
All remaining applications will undergo peer review by members of our Researcher Grants Peer Review Group and final funding decisions will then be overseen by:
- Professor Alison Hulme, University of Edinburgh
- Dr Charles O’Hara, University of Strathclyde
- Dr Petra Szilagyi, University of Oslo
- Professor Ben Xu, Northumbria University
Our reviewers will assess applications on:
|Case for collaboration
Applicants should give thoughtful consideration to why they chose their respective collaborator(s) for the activity.
It should be clear how each party contributes to the project or research problem.
There should also be clear scope for sustained partnership(s) beyond the conclusion of this grant application.
The scientific proposal must be novel and achievable in the specified timeframe.
Applications should include a timely research problem that merits the proposed activity. Applications should also have impactful expected outcomes and plans for “next steps”.
|Case for RSC funding
||Applicants should demonstrate why RSC funding would be enabling. They should place their funding request in the context of other sources of funding available to them.
|Inclusion & Diversity (meetings only)
||Applicants must demonstrate actions to be taken to ensure an inclusive meeting.
For full details, please see our Guidance for Applicants or contact us using the form below.
Guidance for Applicants
Frequently Asked Questions