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 the award is up to £5,000 (c. $6,300; c. €5,600). The award has a maximum time span of 18 months and reporting conditions apply. The full Terms and Conditions governing the grant are available in the MeRSA Handbook.
Extended Application Deadline: 4th August 2020
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The MeRSA Grant operates a two stage application and assessment process. In the first round, applicants are asked to submit an expression of interest. The Expression of Interest should submitted via the form – please click on the button below to apply. Shortlisted applicants from this first round will then be asked to submit a full proposal as part of the final selection round. The Expression of Interest should include the following (see details in the handbook):
- Applicant information details
- Title of the research project
- Timings of the research
- Summary including details of research and the advances it is hoped that it will make (Max 500 words)
- Brief overview of costs and budget
- 1-3 page CV
If you have any questions or need any help with the submission form, please send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org