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Diversity in Science grants


Help create and support a representative scientific community with our Diversity in Science grants.


We are providing three grants of up to £500 to support and address issues relating to diversity in science. Potential uses for the grant include events or activities to encourage diversity in science or research into diversity within the science sector.


The grants are open to individuals, groups, charities and organisations.

 

Application deadlines

 

Applications will open on 1 September 2016.

 

Key details

  • You do not need to be a member of the Biochemical Society to apply.
  • The grants are open to applicants from any country.
  • As part of your application, you will need to demonstrate an understanding of the issues and challenges pertaining to diversity in science and the effectiveness of the proposal to address these issues and challenges.

Personal information collected from applicants will be used only for the purpose stated.  Read our privacy policy for further details.


2015 Diversity in Science Grant winners:

Name

Organisation

Project

Angela Monasor

Gallomanor Communications

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here!

Elizabeth Hellen

University of Sheffield

LGBT STEMinar

Jon Urch

University of Dundee

2016 Women in Science Festival

Lorna Dougan

University of Leeds

Protein Weaving

Mhairi Stewart

University of St Andrews

Chrysalis

Samatha Fox

John Innes Centre

Women of the Future Conference 2016

Ted Wilson

Royal Forestry Society

Future Foresters – Embracing Diversity in the Science and Practice of Forestry

Vicky Schneider

The Genome Analysis Centre

Women in Bioinformatics


Email our Science Policy Assistant Gabriele Butkute if you have any questions regarding the grants.



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Criteria

 

Find out if your idea is applicable for our Diversity in Science grants.




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How to apply


Important dates and details on how to apply for the grant.


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Previous grant winners


Don't have an idea and need some inspiration? Check out the previous grant winners and their projects.


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Terms and Conditions

 

Information about the applications, assessment and other conditions.