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RCGS Independent Research Grants

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Supports research projects on geographical topics that further the mandate of the Society

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society supports research projects on geographical topics that further the mandate of the Society “to make Canada better known to Canadians and to the world.” Proposals must identify the topic to be addressed, the methods to be used and the nature of the finished product.  

Eligibility

Awards are restricted to projects that are undertaken in Canada, by Canadian residents and that address some element of the country’s geography.

Deadline

Applications for a grant are considered once a year. The deadline for submission of complete applications is February 14. The Committee usually announces its grants 4-6 weeks after this deadline.

The 2021 competition is now complete. Please check back in September for application information for 2022!