Monica Cole Research Grant Ongoing

Awarded By: All universities in UK
Updated on Mar 7, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors +1 more
Deadline: Feb 3, 2024
Amount: POUND 1,000
United KingdomUK

Scholarship Overview

Born in 1922, Monica Cole was a leader in the field of geo-botany. She held the position of Chair of Geography at Bedford College for many years. Shortly after her retirement in 1975, she received the Society’s Murchison Medal for major contributions to the geography of South Africa and to the understanding of savannas.

Applicable course, university, and country

  • Grant is applicable to all physical geography undergraduate and postgraduate student undertaking original fieldwork overseas

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: Pound 1,000 => Rs 1,00,700
Conversion rate used: 1 Pound = Rs. 104.90 (last updated 7th December 2023).
Scholarship amount will be given: One Time
Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, United Kingdomraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Application process: Applications must contain the following
    • Name and full contact details (please include an email address)
    • The year of commencement of the University course and the intended completion date Please indicate if this is an undergraduate or postgraduate program
    • Students must not send supporting documents such as previous reports, these will not be used when screening the applications
  • Applicants need to email their completed application form to grants@rgsorg by the deadline stated on the respective grant page of the RGS-IBG website

Scholarship Application:
Not Available

Application Documents:

Type of Document Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
Transcripts Required
LOR Required
CV Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Info Date
Application Deadline 3 February
Contact Email: grants@rgsorg
FAQ Link: Not Available
Phone Number: +44 (0)20 7591 3000

Additional Information:
The RGS-IBG requires that the research it funds be conducted in an ethical and responsible manner.
All RGS-IBG awards are conditional on the institution’s approval of the project’s risk assessment and ethical considerations.
Please provide information on the status of approvals in the application.
The Society reserves the right to withhold funding should the project’s risk analysis, ethical and safety management plans be considered inadequate (and/or not meet appropriate standards).
This decision is at the sole discretion of the Society.
All grant applicants are requested to submit details of any other funds already obtained or being applied for to support the same project.
The Society will not fund projects that take place, in full or in part, in locations to which the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel prior to departure.
It is the responsibility of the grant applicant/recipient to find out the current advice, both before submitting an application and again before departure.
Grants recipients must also follow any additional advice provided by the FCO for travel to relevant locations.
It is the responsibility of the grant recipient to ensure that they, and all other members of their party, have appropriate medical and travel insurance for the full duration of any trips outside the UK.
The Society is unable to provide additional funds for medical expenses, trip cancellation or abandonment, or loss of belongings or money during any project.
Grant recipients are expected to keep the Grants Officer informed of the project’s progress during and after its completion.

Scholarship Eligibility

  • Applicants must be students registered with a UK Higher Education Institution
  • Applicants must be physical geographers undertaking original fieldwork overseas

Special Restrictions:
No specific eligibility requirement mentioned on the Scholarship site. Student profile will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
Exams Details:

Exam Name Indicates if exam is required
12 Required
UG Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
The students must have completed their secondary education and bachelors from a recognized institution.

What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
Official transcripts.

What is the duration of the Scholarship?
One Time