The Society supports research mathematics under several different grants schemes. For all research grant schemes offered by the Society, the applicant must be a mathematician based in the UK, the Isle of Man or the Channel Islands.
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 for a Research in Pairs Grant.
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
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%
In the 2019/20 financial year, 92% of applications for funding under a Scheme 1 - 6 Research Grant were successful. In the 2019/20 financial year 62% of applications for funding for Early Career Researcher Grants (Scheme 8, Scheme 9 and Travel grants) were successful.
Applications for Schemes 1 - 6 are considered by the Research Grants Committee.
Applications for Scheme 7 are considered by the Computer Science Committee.
Applications for Schemes 8 - 9 and the Early Career Research Travel Grants are considered by the Early Career Research Committee.
Other sources of funding:
Information about other funding offered by other organisations can be found here.