The tables below show our funding scheme deadlines and anticipated decision dates for 2023 and confirmed dates for 2024. More dates for 2024 will be added in due course.
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.
Selected funding is also available for scholars of history of science, UK schools and colleges, small museums and for the exchange of commercial knowledge between industry and academia.
See our information on our grants policies and positions and guidance on how to apply for further information. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any further queries.
Schemes opening in 2023
Schemes opening in 2024