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Richardson Travel Bursary

process engineering

Richardson Awards from the SCI Richardson Fund are offered to candidates working in the general field of research and development in process engineering, process chemistry and related topics for attendance at a conference(s) and/or visiting a relevant institution(s).

Nominated by: Self-nomination


  • PhD students who are in the early stages of their career; typically this will be up to 10 years after completion of first degree, or 10 years after starting a first position in business, science or engineering.
  • Preference will normally be given to those wishing to travel outside their country of residence, especially if they wish to work in a laboratory abroad.
  • Funding will not be given for visits which are part of the normal course of a co-sponsored PhD (e.g. visiting the partner site)
  • Applications will not be considered from those who have previously received an AJ Banks, Messel, Leverhulme or Richardson travel bursary
  • Applicants must be presenting a paper/poster if attending a conference
  • Applications will only be considered from SCI student or standard members - SCI travel bursaries are not available to SCI e-members or non-members

Application: To submit your application you must complete the online application form via the link at the bottom of the page

Description of Award: Travel bursary

Frequency: Biannual

Nomination Deadline:

  • 31 March (for travel between 1 July and 31 December)
  • 31 October (for travel between 1 January and 30 June)

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