Are you a geography enthusiast pursuing a Ph.D. or Post Doc degree? If yes, then here’s some exciting news for you! The prestigious Dudley Stamp Memorial Award is now open for applications. Offered by the Royal Geographical Society, this scholarship aims to support geographical fieldwork or data collection both within the UK and overseas.
Who can apply?
The Dudley Stamp Memorial Award is open to applicants of all nationalities. To be eligible, you must be registered for a full or part-time Ph.D. at a Higher Education institution in the UK. Additionally, individuals employed by a UK HEI within six years of completing their doctoral degree are also welcome to apply. However, candidates registered for MPhil or other Masters courses are not eligible for this award.
Preference will be given to students who do not receive full funding from a Research Council or comparable levels of support from other sources, especially for fieldwork or data collection. Those who have not previously received this support will also be given preference.
How to apply?
To apply for the Dudley Stamp Memorial Award, interested candidates should submit their applications via email to the Society’s Grants Officer ([email protected]) no later than 23rd November 2023. Please ensure to adhere to this deadline as late submissions will not be accepted.
The application must include the following information:
- Name, affiliation, and full contact details, including an email address.
- The year of commencement of the postgraduate course and the intended completion date.
- A title and short abstract of the project (maximum 100 words).
Applicants are also required to provide a detailed CV and two referee statements to support their application.
The successful applicants of the Royal Geographical Society Dudley Stamp Memorial Award will be awarded £500. This financial aid will help cover the expenses related to your geographical fieldwork or data collection, allowing you to focus on your research and academic pursuits.
This is an excellent opportunity for aspiring geographers to receive recognition and support for their studies. If you meet the eligibility criteria and are eager to embark on exciting geographical research, don’t miss the chance to apply for this prestigious scholarship. Remember, the application deadline is 23rd November 2023, so start preparing your application today! Good luck on your academic journey!