Applications are open for the Royal Geographical Society Gilchrist Fieldwork Award 2023. The Gilchrist Educational Trust offers an award to support original and challenging overseas fieldwork carried out by small teams of university academics and other researchers.
The award, now annual, is given to a team of researchers with an outstanding proposal for research to advance geographical knowledge, that requires significant, challenging overseas fieldwork. The award should support a single field session of high-quality research and data collection. There should be strong links and collaborations with local agencies and communities. Local benefits should be demonstrated in applications.
The Gilchrist Fieldwork Award, of the Gilchrist Educational Trust, was first awarded in 1990. It is entirely owned, funded and awarded by the Trust, but operationally administered for a fee by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG).
Applications are assessed by an external panel of expert reviewers. Reviewers are asked to pay particular attention to the following aspects of an application when undertaking their review:
All prospective grant applicants are encouraged to read the Advice and Resources pages.
Lastly, It is important to visit the official website link found below to access the application form.
|Type of Opportunity||Competitions and Awards|
|Organizer||Royal Geographical Society|
|Contact the organizer||+44 (0)20 7591 3000|