Who can apply

  • Proposals must involve two or more organisations.
  • Lead Applicants will be either:  a full or part-time academic employed by a Higher Education Institution in Wales; a full or part-time practitioner or research-active member of staff in the public or third sector with a demonstrable commitment to teaching and research within said institution. Lead Applicants can be on a temporary or a permanent contract at their employing institution.
  • The project team may also include: other academic researchers from any discipline, researchers outside academia, members of the public or public-facing groups.
  • Grants may be topped up by the awardee’s institution and the partner organisations.

Proposals will be assessed by a panel of Society Fellows and staff, who will come to a consensus in deciding which proposals are successful. Applicants may be asked for more information before a grant is confirmed as successful.

Proposals will be assessed on the criteria listed in the ‘What we’re looking for’ section.

Assessors will also check value for money, that is, are the resources requested appropriate and reasonable.