The Society offers a number of different grants schemes to support mathematics, including research grants for mathematicians and computer scientists working at the interface of maths and computer science; education grants for teachers and other educators; and travel grants to attend conferences, among others.
The grant schemes are funded from the Society’s resources received from its endowments, investments and publishing activities and are one of the primary mechanisms through which the Society achieves its central purpose, namely to 'promote and extend mathematical knowledge'. The Society's current general grant-making policy can be found in the most recently published Trustees' Report here.
The current grant schemes are listed below:
Scheme 1: Conference Grants - up to £7,000 available. Scheme 1 award success rate 2019/20: 96%
Scheme 2: Visiting Speakers to the UK - up to £1,500 available. Scheme 2 award success rate 2019/20: 82%
Scheme 3: Joint Research Groups - up to £4,000 available (over two years). Scheme 3 award success rate 2019/20: 96%
Scheme 4: Research Reboot / Research in Pairs (Scheme 4) - up to £1,000 available for a Research Reboot grant and up to £1,200 available. Scheme 4 award success rate 2019/20: 92%
Scheme 5: Collaborations with Developing Countries - up to £3,000 available. Scheme 5 award success rate 2019/20: 86%
Scheme 6: Research Workshop Grants- upto £10,000 available. Scheme 6 success rate in 2019/20: 88%
Scheme 7: Computer Science Small Grants - up to £1,000 available. Scheme 7 award success rate 2018/19: 73%
Scheme 8: Postgraduate Research Conference Grants - up to £4,000 available. Scheme 8 award success rate 2019/20: 65%
Scheme 9: Celebrating New Appointments - up to £600 available. Scheme 9 award success rate 2019/20: 92%
Early Career Researcher Travel Grants - up to £500 available. Early Career Researcher travel grants award success rate 2019/20: 48%
Undergraduate Research Bursaries - up to £1,720 available.
Undergraduate Summer School Grants - up to £31,000 available.
LMS Prospects in Mathematics Meeting Grant - up to £7,000 available.
LMS Research School Grants - up to £15,000 available.
LMS Research School on Knowledge Exchange Grant - up to £15,000 available.
LMS Early Career Fellowships - up to £8,000 available.
Small Grants for Education - up to £800 available.
Individual Grants for Teacher CPD - up to £400 available.
Multiple Grants for Teacher CPD - up to £2,000 available.
Grants for Teacher CPD: Teaching and Learning in HE - up to £500 available
Other sources of funding:
Information about other funding offered by other organisations can be found here.