Research Grants

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.

Grant schemes

Success rates

In the 2018/19 financial year, 88% of applications for funding under a Scheme 1 - 5 Research Grant were successful. In the 2018/19 financial year 68% of applications for funding for Early Career Researcher Grants (Scheme 8, Scheme 9 and Travel grants) were successful.


Applications for Schemes 1 - 5 and Research Workshop Grants are considered by the Research Grants Committee.

Applications for Scheme 7 are considered by the Computer Science Committee.

Applications for Schemes 8 and 9 and the Early Career Research Travel Grants are considered by the Early Career Research Committee.