Applicants will need to demonstrate:

  • An understanding of issues and challenges pertaining to diversity in science
  • An awareness of channels and networks which address diversity in science, through which any achievements arising from the grant may be disseminated.
  • Originality and relevance of the proposed approach in addressing issues and challenges relating to diversity in science.
  • How you will evaluate the potential impact.
  • Proven research capability and experience, if the grant is to be used to fund a research project.
  • A defined time-period for the activity (for grants awarded in 2021 it is expected that the project will be completed by 31 October 2022).
  • Evidence of additional/future funding to ensure project sustainability if catalytic funding is being sought.
The reviewers will take into account the originality and relevance of the project, as well as evidence of the potential impact.