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Finding Funding

Small Grant Scheme on Pandemics, Cities, Regions & Industry
Regional Studies Association
  • All Researchers
Fellowship/Research Grant
  • June
The award in brief:
This Scheme aims to support a discrete piece of regional studies and/or regional science research on the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on regions cities and industry.
Six awards will be made subject to the quality of applications.
This award is open to single applicants or team of researchers.
All applicants must be based within an eligible higher education institution (HEI) and must be a current individual (non-corporate) member of the Regional Studies Association and remain a member throughout the duration of the grant and reporting period.
Where possible, teams of researchers should include an early career researcher.
The award has a maximum research time span of up to 9 months and reporting conditions apply. The reporting conditions have to be fulfilled within 11 months from the date of the award letter.
In addition to the grant sum, the RSA will cover one Article Publishing Charge (APC) for the journal Regional Studies, Regional Science.

The value of the award is up to £4,000 (c. €4,500; $5,000).
Forthcoming deadline: 22nd June 2020

Contact APECS

APECS International Directorate
Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Center for Polar and Marine Research
Telegrafenberg A45
14473 Potsdam
Email: info(at)

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