Named after the famous leader in the field of geo-botany Ms. Monica Cole, Monica Cole Research Grant is an annual grant of £1,000 offered by the Royal Geographical Society. The grant is awarded to students in the field of physical geography for undergraduate and/or postgraduate courses.
All applications to apply for the Monica Cole Grant must be submitted by January 18 by email to the Society’s Grant Officer.
|Organization||Royal Geographical Society|
|Application Deadline||Jan 18 ,2021|
|No. of Scholarships||N/A|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.rgs.org/in-the-field/in-the-field-grants/students/undergraduate/monica-cole-research-grant-(1)/|
To be eligible for the Monica Cole Research Grant, the applicants must be registered with any UK institution for higher studies.
Monica Cole Research Grant recipients must fulfill any ethical and risk assessment requirements of their university or college and adhere to the laws and customs of any locations in which the work will be undertaken.
The application process for Monica Cole Research Grant takes up to four months for processing. To seek the grant the interested applicants have to send their application to the Society’s Grants Officer at email@example.com.
The grant applications need to have the following details:
Applicants are required to submit all the above documents before January 18.
An external expert panel at the Royal Geographical Society screens the applications and goes through all the details to ascertain the feasibility of the project and the ability of the applicant to carry it out. If required, a personal interview is also taken.
The selection for the Monica Cole Research Grant is based upon academic merit. All applications are reviewed by appropriate experts. Recommendations are passed to the rewarding committee for a final decision.
Recipients are informed about the results in writing. Recipients are required to adhere to the regulations relating to the research grant.
The Monica Cole Research Grant is awarded in the field of physical geography to the applicant of any study level registered with an institution of higher studies in the United Kingdom.
The student/applicant needs to submit a detailed project along with his/her personal details and academic achievements detailing his/her capabilities to undertake and complete the project under the rules and guidelines of the Society.
The applicant also has to showcase the ability and willingness to carry out the project legally and ethically after seeking all the required permissions and by remaining on the right side of the law in every single activity needed to undertake or complete the project.
The grant of £1,000 is provided to the eligible candidate that should be used judiciously.
A continuous reporting system needs to be followed by the grantee. After every travel, fieldwork, data collection exercise, etc. recipients of the Monica Cole Research Grant are required to submit
The given grant is to be used for the purpose of geographical research and fieldwork only. Any remaining funds must be refunded back to society after the completion of the project.