UK Royal Society Africa grant

UK Royal Society Africa grant

The Royal Society is welcoming applications for the Royal Society Africa Prize in the UK. The prize is available to inquire about researchers situated in Africa who are making an imaginative commitment to the natural sciences, including essential medicinal science, which contributes altogether to limit working in Africa. 

The victor will have a chance to get a bronze award, joined by a £11,000 concede towards their examination venture and an endowment of £1,000. 

The Royal Society is a partnership of huge numbers of the world's most prominent researchers and is the most established logical institute in persistent presence. The Society's principal reason, reflected in its establishing Charters of the 1660s, is to perceive, advance, and bolster brilliance in science and to energize the improvement and utilization of science to assist mankind. 

Grant Description: 

Applications Deadline: January 28, 2019 

Course Level: The prize is available to seeking after an exploration program. 

Concentrate Subject: This prize will be granted in the field of natural sciences, including essential restorative science. 

Grant Award: The Prize will make a concede of £11,000, including VAT where relevant, to the Recipient for an exploration venture and £1,000 as an individual prize for the Recipient. The Recipients will likewise be granted a uniquely struck dedicatory award and they are relied upon to get the Prize face to face at a service at the Royal Society, with the exception of in excellent conditions, for example, sick wellbeing 

Nationality: African candidates are qualified to apply. 

Number of Scholarships: No known 

Grant can be taken in the UK 

Qualification for the Scholarship: 

To be qualified, the candidates must pursue all the given criteria: 

Qualified Countries: Scholarships are accessible for African nations. 

Passageway Requirements: The Royal Society Africa Prize (from this point forward alluded to as the Prize) will be made to an individual (in the future alluded to the Recipient) for an extraordinary, creative commitment to organic science, including fundamental therapeutic science, which contributes essentially to limit working in Africa 

The Prize is proposed for scientists at a beginning period of their examination profession (as a rule have gotten their Ph.D. inside the last 10-15 years) with the possibility to manufacture an exploration undertaking to pursue on from the prize 

The examination must be situated in Africa. 

Assignments can be made by senior scholastics and individuals from the national foundations of science. 

The undertaking and chosen one ought to be connected with an African focus of perfection, which would typically be a University or equal research focus 

Ordinarily the Prize is given to a person who has not yet achieved full Professorship status


Application Procedure:


The call for nominations is now open. Refer to the Medals and Awards guidance notes (PDF) to check nominee eligibility.


How to Apply: To apply for the scholarship, the applicants must submit an online application.


  • To apply for a Royal Society grant, scheme or award, you must register your details here.
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