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Frederick Soddy Postgraduate Award


The awards support fieldwork/research in the UK or overseas. Applicants must be UK/EU nationals; must currently be registered for a PhD. Applicants registered on MPhil or other Masters courses are not eligible; reapplication for the same project is not permitted; grants are availabe to individuals or small groups working together; re-application for the same project is not permitted; awards cannot be made retrospectively and costs that cannot be covered by the grant include travel, equipment, field assistance, expenses in the field.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Study Length

3 years

Award Value

Up to £6,000 each year

Application procedure

Applications should be submitted by email in word format to the Grants Officer at the society. Deadlines will be strictly enforced.

Closing date

February 22nd

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers)

The Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) is the United Kingdom's learned society for geography and geographers and a professional body. It supports and promotes many aspects of geography including geographical research, education and teaching, field training and small expeditions, the public understanding and popularization of geography and the provision of geographical information.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Royal Geographical Society (with the Institute of British Geographers) by using the links below.


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