With the support of partner bodies, and its own funds, the RSE provides funding to support research programmes in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) disciplines.
The BP Trust Personal Research Fellowshipis a five-year postdoctoral independent research fellowship within the following areas: Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Control Engineering, Solid State Sciences, Information Technology, Chemistry (non-biological), Geological Sciences. BP Trust Research Fellowships. Next deadline 2014 (date to be confirmed)
The RSE/Scottish Government Personal Research Fellowships are five year postdoctoral research fellowships covering research undertaken in the physical, computational, engineering, biological, medical, natural and social disciplines, which is underpinned by methodologies that build up and test increased understanding about our world, and has the potential to lead to technological advances and improvements in societal health and welfare. Next deadline 24 February 2014
RSE/Caledonian Research Fund Biomedical Personal Research Fellowships, covering research in the biological, biochemical, physical or clinical sciences related to medicine. Next deadline March 2014
Undergraduate Summer Vacation Research Scholarships in the field of Astronomy. Next deadline Spring 2014.
The Robert Cormack Bequest Committee is able to make Small Outreach Grants to individuals or groups for Public Understanding of Science activities.
John Moyes Lessells Travel Scholarships, enabling honours or higher degree engineering graduates of Scottish Universities to study some aspect of their profession outwith the United Kingdom. Next deadline Spring 2014.
Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland Research Studentships fund independent research on the causes and effects of the ageing process including the medical, psychological, sociological or economic consequences of old age with the purpose of improving the quality of life.
For postgraduate research in medical or veterinary physiology. This award is administered for the Society by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.
Ever wondered what a biochemist and a mathematician might have in common, or how a social scientist and a particle physicist could work together? Scottish Crucible 2014 is designed to help you find out just what great minds and creative thinkers can do when they come together! Next deadline to be confirmed.