Royal Medals

Funding area: Prizes & Medals

Royal Medals are awarded for distinction and international repute in any of the following categories: Life Sciences; Physical and Engineering Sciences; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business and Commerce. The 2016 Medallists have been decided and all the Royal Medallists can be found here.

These Medals were instituted by Her Majesty The Queen in the year 2000. They are awarded annually, to individuals who have achieved distinction and are of international repute in any of the following categories: Life Sciences; Physical and Engineering Sciences; Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Business and Commerce. Candidates for the Royal Medals need not be RSE Fellows and should, preferably, have a Scottish connection, irrespective of place of domicile.

Fund deadline passed

This fund is currently closed for applications.

Additional Information

Nomination Form and Guidance

Nominations can only be made by Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh. Nominations for the next round of Royal Medals are now open with a closing date of 28 November 2016.

To download the Nomination Form, please click here.