Conference Grant

Members can apply for up to £500 to support those who are presenting an economic paper at a conference or are acting as the main speaker.

What can I apply for?

Funding is made available to support members’ attendance at a conference to present an economic paper or to act as the main speaker. Preference will be given to those who are new entrants to the profession, will be attending high-impact international conferences and to those who cannot be funded through other sources. 

How much can I apply for?

Members of the Society can apply for up to £500.  It must be an activity taking place within 12 months of application. Applications are considered three times a year – January, May and September. The closing dates for submissions are 31 January, 31 May and 30 September.

Only travel and accommodation within the RES Expenses Policy will be reimbursed as eligible expenses.

What’s required?

Applicants must be members of the Society and not have applied in the last three years.  Applicants must include a statement of support from their head of department. 

Successful applicants must submit a brief summary of the impact of the funding and receipts detailing the eligible expenditure, within two months of the conference.

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Please download and complete the form and submit it through the website.

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Discover Economics Grant

Members can apply for funding for outreach events to encourage more students to study economics at university.

Small Academic Expenses Grant

Members can apply for up to £600 for small grants to support independent economic research.

Special Projects Grant

Members can apply for up to £2,000 for one off activities that further the understanding and use of economics.