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Grants schedule

 

The table below shows our funding scheme deadlines and anticipated decision dates.

The Royal Society funds researchers at the postdoctoral level and above in the UK and overseas. Undergraduate, Masters and PhD students cannot apply for Royal Society funding.

Research must be within the Society’s remit of natural sciences, which includes but is not limited to biological research, chemistry, engineering, mathematics and physics. For a full list, see our guidance page.

See our information on our grants policies and positions and guidance on how to apply for further information. Contact grants@royalsociety.org with any further queries.

Scheme Open date Close date Decision
Lisa Jardine Grant scheme round one 8 January 2020 26 March 2020 April 2020
International Exchanges Scheme Standard round one 16 January 2020 12 March 2020 July 2020
JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship 16 January 2020 12 March 2020 July 2020
Newton Advanced Fellowship 21 January 2020 10 March 2020 August 2020
Newton International Fellowship 23 January 2020 8 April 2020 September 2020
Partnership Grants 31 January 2020 2 March 2020 July 2020
International Collaboration Award 4 February 2020 7 April 2020 October 2020
Industry Fellowship round one 3 March 2020 28 April 2020 September 2020
Research Grants round one 24 March 2020 19 May 2020 September 2020
Short Industry Fellowship round one 1 April 2020 28 May 2020 August 2020
Research Professorship 2 April 2020 4 June 2020 December 2020
FLAIR Fellowship 14 April 2020 27 May 2020 April 2021
International Exchanges Scheme Standard round two and Cost Share round two 15 April 2020 3 June 2020 September 2020
Newton Mobility Grant 15 April 2020 2 June 2020 September 2020
Lisa Jardine Grant scheme round two 3 June 2020 30 September 2020 October 2020
Entrepreneur in Residence 25 June 2020 25 September 2020 December 2020
University Research Fellowship 14 July 2020 3 September 2020 April 2021
Industry Fellowship round two 4 August 2020 6 October 2020 February 2021
International Exchanges Scheme Standard round three and Cost Share round three 6 August 2020 24 September 2020 January 2021
Places of Science 31 August 2020 2 October 2020 October 2020
APEX Award 1 September 2020 29 October 2020 May 2021
Short Industry Fellowship round two 3 September 2020 3 November 2020 January 2021
Research Grants round two 16 September 2020 12 November 2020 February 2021
Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship 22 September 2020 10 November 2020 August 2021
Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship 10 November 2020 13 January 2021 May 2021
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