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Funding Categories: Grants

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Applying for research grants can be difficult and stressful, but fortunately some of our researchers have offered some of their words of wisdom in the videos below. Early Career Grant winner, Emma Colven, University of Oklahoma, USA shares her tips for grant applications: Paula Ganga, Columbia University, USA holder of a Small Grant on Pandemics, […]

Watch the recording of our webinar and learn more about the Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry – 21.04.2021, Grants and Funding: An Introduction to the Small Grant Scheme by the RSA – Ron Boschma (Utrecht University, The Netherlands) and Jana Kleibert (Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space, Germany): The […]

Conference bursaries are conference fee waivers and are offered for most RSA conferences*. Applicants need to be RSA members and precedence may be given to new researchers or those from countries with recognised funding difficulties. For more information on availability and procedures, please see the specific conference’s web page or contact the conference’s manager. *Depending […]

Apply for up to £500 (c. $660; c. €590) 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 […]

In 1985, the RSA Board agreed to introduce Research Networks (formerly referred to as Working Groups) to our activity portfolio. In 2015, the Research Network funding award was increased as part of the 50th Anniversary celebrations of the Association. The maximum funding for Research Network is: £10,000 (c. $13,300; c. €11,800) for newly established networks; £7,500 (c. […]

As part of our Regions in Recovery Global E-Festival, we were organising a session on our Fellowship Research Grant Scheme (FeRSA) – Chair: Sally Hardy, Regional Studies Association, UK; Speakers: Wolfgang Petzold, Committee of the Regions, Belgium & Elvira Uyarra, Manchester Business School, UK. Watch the recording of our session and learn more about the […]

This grant aims to reward excellence and support outstanding individual researchers on a topic related to regional studies and regional science.  It is intended primarily to provide opportunities for scholars who have already published in the field of regional studies and/or regional science and who are currently individual members of the RSA.  The value of […]

Watch the recording of our webinar and learn more about the Early Career Research Grant Scheme – 05.05.2021 Grants and Funding: An introduction to the Early Career Research Grant Scheme by the RSA with Stuart Dawley (University of Newcastle, UK), I-Chun Catherine Chang (Macalester College, USA) and Jacopo Canello (University of Groningen, The Netherlands). This […]

In 2017, we have launched a new policy research initiative worth £15,000 (c. $20,000; c. €17,800) to successful teams aiming to connect their work  and wider communities to societal questions and policy needs. Expos will normally run for no more than 18 months from commissioning to the submission of the book and RSRS article for review. The Association seeks […]

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