Outcome of Sept 2018 Research Incentive Grants round

Following the September 2018 deadline for the Research Incentive Grants and a thorough peer review process, the Trust is pleased to be able to support a total of 48 new projects led by Early Career Researchers in the Scottish universities. The successful projects, covering a wide range of academic disciplines, received funding totalling £415,679 with an average grant value of £8,660.

In this round:

  • 112 applications were submitted;
  • 7 applications were judged ineligible;
  • 71 were short-listed for panel review;
  • 48 awards were made, 25 of these were in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and 23 in Science, Engineering and Technology
  • 50% of awarded grants went to female researchers.

You can download the Full report  here.

The next deadline for applications is 13th March 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.