RSA Travel Grant

Apply for up to £500 funding towards your travel costs (transport only) to attend a non-RSA event. 

This grant is a fantastic opportunity to help you towards your travel costs to present your work, network and participate at world wide non RSA events within the field.

You must be a member of the RSA when applying and when the event takes place and be presenting a paper at the event in the field of regional studies (sub-national).

A maximum of two applications can be awarded per round. Those who are not successful are welcome to reapply.

Recipients of the travel grant must be a member of the Association at the time of the application and at the time of travel (non-members are encouraged to apply and join at the same time). Only one grant can be awarded every five years of membership. Please be aware that the event you wish to attend needs to be held a minimum of 6 weeks after the Travel Grant application deadline has passed. 

You can read reports from past RSA Travel Grant awardees in the section "Previous Awards".

Students and Early Careers are particularly encouraged to apply.


Final application deadline in 2016:

There will be four applications rounds in 2017:


In offering these awards, the Regional Studies Association is seeking to promote and encourage research and dissemination activities, both within and across trans-national borders and to further the overall aims and objectives of the Association.


Once you have completed each form please send them to

If you have any queries, please consult the RSA Travel Grant Guidelines or contact

Related documents

Previous Awards

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