Association of Polar Early Career Scientists


Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) Grants for fieldwork - Call for applicants for upcoming deadline – DEADLINE 23 NOVEMBER 2021

The Society has a number of grants for postgraduates, early-career and senior researchers to support geographical fieldwork and research. The first deadline is 23 November, with later grants in January 2022. There’s full information online at

Senior research grants

Applicants may apply for the Gilchrist Fieldwork Award alongside the Walters Kundert Fellowship.

  • Gilchrist Fieldwork Award (£15,000, for a team of researchers with an outstanding proposal for research to advance geographical knowledge, that requires significant, challenging overseas fieldwork)
  • Walters Kundert Fellowship (£10,000 for research in Arctic and/or high-mountain environments)

Postgraduate grants

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