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J W T Jones Travelling Fellowship


To promote international co-operation, to enable chemists to carry out short-term studies in well established scientific centres abroad and to learn and use techniques not accessible to them in their own country.

Fellowships will not be awarded to attend scientific meetings. Applications will be considered by a Fellowship Committee and the holder will be required to submit a formal report on the work accomplished. Please see the website for further details external link.


Open to members of the Royal Society of Chemistry who hold at least a Master's or PhD degree in chemistry or a related subject and are already actively engaged in research. Candidates must produce evidence that the theoretical and practical knowledge or training to be acquired in the foreign laboratory will be beneficial to their scientific development and must also return to their country of origin upon termination of the fellowship.

Quantity Available

Approx. 6-8


Four times a year

Study Length

Normally 1-3 months

Award Value

Up to UK £5,000, designed to cover part or all of an economy class air or rail ticket and a subsistence allowance. It is expected that the institution of origin and/or the host institution will contribute to defray any remaining expenses incurred by the fellowship holder

Application procedure

Applicants must apply for application forms, together with full details, from the International Affairs Officer.

Closing date

January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, October 1st

Study Level

  • Professional development

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry is the learned society for chemistry and the professional body for chemists in the United Kingdom with 46,000 members worldwide. The Society is a major publisher of chemical information, supports the teaching of chemistry at all levels, organizes hundreds of chemical meetings a year and is a leader in communicating science to the public. It is now the United Kingdom National Adhering Organization (NAO) to the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC).

Contact Details

  • 0 20 7437 8656
  • 0 20 7437 8883
  • Burlington House Piccadilly
    W1J 0BA

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Royal Society of Chemistry by using the links below.


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