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 potential impact will be evaluated.
  • 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 2020 it is expected that the project will be completed by 1 September 2021).
  • Evidence of additional/future funding to ensure project sustainability if catalytic funding is being sought.