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You may be eligible for a grant

If you are a member of the Society, you may be eligible for a grant.

Applications should be for support of research or study in any areas of astronomy and geophysics, including, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • Study or research projects
  • Educational projects
  • Activities to do with the history of astronomy and geophysics
  • Purchase of temporary help for a particular task
  • Support of the applicant or others for a research or educational purpose, including research overseas (where some contribution to education in the destination country may be required)
  • Purchase of instruments
  • Support of meetings
  • Travel to conferences or expeditions
  • Support of the Norman Lockyer Observatory
  • Calculations of accurate orbits in the solar system
  • Study of sunspots.

Find out more about the wide range of grants available form the RAS here.