Geographical Club Award in UK or Abroad

Royal Geographical Society is pleased to invite applications for the Geographical Club Award. This program is open to PhD students undertaking geographical fieldwork or other forms of data collection in the UK or overseas. Only UK/EU nationals are welcome to apply.

Scholarship Description
The Geographical Club is a members dining club which has its origins in the Raleigh Club, a dining club for explorers and travellers established in 1826. At a meeting of that Club in 1830 a new Society, The Geographical Society of London, was formed and this subsequently became the Royal Geographical Society. In 1854 the Raleigh Club was dissolved and the Geographical Club created. The Club has kept close links with RGS-IBG. It has a wide ranging membership of Fellows of RGS-IBG with geographical interests whose backgrounds span academia, exploration, travel, authorship, commerce and the wider world. The Club supports the Society through funding conservation work in the RGS-IBG archives and the Geographical Club Award.

Award Value
The winner of the Geographical Club Award will receive £1,000.

Level and Area of Studies
PhD program in geographical fieldwork or other forms of data collection.

Place of Study
The study will be taken in at any institution in UK or abroad.

Eligibility and Criteria

  • Candidates must currently be enrolled in a PhD or Masters at a UK Higher Education institution.
  • Applicants will be involved in geographical fieldwork or other forms of data collection in the UK or overseas.
  • Applicants are required to request for the fund for the research.
  • Students who receive full funding from a Research Council are not eligible.

Applicants’ Nationality
UK and EU citizens are eligible to apply this Geographical Club Award.

Application Instruction
Please download and complete the application form at the website and application link below.

Submission Deadline
23 November 2019.

Website and Application Link

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