The RSE’s Research Awards spring 2024 programme opens today, providing funding opportunities for all academic disciplines, across all career stages.

Launched today are four different research funding opportunities designed to support Scotland’s academics to realise their potential, stimulate research in Scotland, and promote international collaboration.

Running twice a year in spring and autumn, the deadline for this next open call is noon on Thursday 28 March 2024.

Supporting Scotland’s vibrant research sector will have a lasting benefit to the individuals and communities concerned and to broader society.

For further details of each of these schemes, eligibility, and how to apply, visit:


Focus on a research project for up to 12 months, funding covers a temporary replacement to enable the awardee to take research leave.
Designed to encourage collaborations between disciplines and/or institutions to advance exploration of an important topic.
Designed to support personally conducted high-quality research by covering eligible costs arising from a defined research project.
Facilitate international collaboration between researchers based in Scotland with researchers overseas.