RSA Research Network Grant Scheme

In 1985, the RSA Board agreed to introduce Research Networks (formerly referred to as Working Groups) to the Association's activity portfolio. In 2015, the Research Network funding award was increased as part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Association. As part of this increased Research Network funding scheme, up to three Research Networks are awarded up to £10,000.

RSA Research Networks are formed by RSA members interested in collaborating to examine an issue that responds to the aims and goals of the Association, and which is of interest and concern to both members and non-members. These issues need not necessarily to have a direct policy focus, but the examination would normally lead to policy-related conclusions. 

The Research Network must be organised and managed by RSA members, with all organisers remaining members of the Association throughout the entire duration of the Research Network. The Research Netowrk should be made up of  individuals from different countries, and from any membership category. The full Terms and Conditions governing this grant are available in the Research Network Handbook.

 A list of current and previous Research Networks is available below.

Forthcoming application deadline: 30th September 2018

Please send your applications and queries to

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