Outcome of March 2019 Research Incentive Grants Round

Following the March 2019 deadline for the Research Incentive Grants and a thorough peer review process, the Trust is pleased to be able to support a total of 49 new projects led by Early Career Researchers in the Scottish universities. The successful projects, covering a wide range of academic disciplines, received funding totalling £561,916 with an average grant value of £11,468.

In this round:

  •  150 applications were submitted;
  • 2 applications were judged ineligible and a single withdrawn prior to review;
  •  75 were short-listed for panel review;
  • 49 awards were made, 27 of these were in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and 22 in Science, Engineering and Technology.

You can download the full report here.

The next deadline for applications is 11th September 2019. Following a short internal review, the maximum grant value has been raised to £15,000 ahead of the March deadline. Visit the Research Incentive Grants page to learn more about the scheme.