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Research funds

Applications are invited for the 2017 round of the Society’s research funds, writes Stephanie Jones

Please complete the appropriate form, which can be downloaded from the ‘Society Awards and Research Grant’s page at   Here you will also find information about the Society funds and others administered by the Society.   The average award has been about £1000.

The Research Grants Committee meets once annually.  Applications must reach the Society no later than 1 February 2017 and must be supported by two Fellows of the Society who must each complete a supporting statement form.   Only complete applications on the appropriate form will be considered.      

  • Please send to the ‘Awards Secretary’ at the Geological Society.

The Crystal Palace at the 1851 Great ExhibitionThe Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

For reasons lost in the mists of time the President of the Society is an ex officio Commissioner of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 – the ‘Great Exhibition’, as it has become known.  Applications are now open for their various Awards, including Research Fellowships.