In 2023, with the generous support of our donors, over £180,000 of funding has been allocated to support 60 field research and school fieldwork projects, from 36 institutions. Projects are taking place in 36 countries spanning six continents. Topics range from investigating the socio-spatial impact of mining waste deposits on urban areas in Chile to reconstructing monsoon dynamics in the Eastern Himalayas from glacial and ecological change.
Grants are available for desk-based research, fieldwork and expeditions, research into teaching and learning, developing teaching resources, and for international conference attendance. For enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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Our independent travel grants support challenging and inspiring geographical journeys and expeditions all over the world.
We support a range of field and desk-based research projects, from established researchers undertaking cutting edge fieldwork to early career academics working on smaller projects.
Every year we support over 40 student fieldwork projects, from PhD students collecting data for their dissertation to groups of undergraduates looking to get out into the field for the first time.
Grants to support school fieldwork and expeditions, and innovation in teaching geography at secondary and higher education level.
Guidance for Society grant applicants
Guidance and resources for applicants and recipients.
Projects we support cover a range of geographical topics, from volcano monitoring, to adaptations to climate change, to farmers' rights issues.
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Grants programme supporters
We have a range of donors who have supported the grants programme this year, and in past years.
Grants programme reviewers
The expertise of external screeners allows us to review hundreds of grant applications every year.