Frederick Soddy Trust was established in 1957 under the terms set out
in the Will of the chemist and Nobel Laureate, Professor Frederick Soddy FRS.
Trust offers support to a group for study which includes human geography: the
social, economic and cultural life of specific regions within the
United Kingdom, Ireland or elsewhere in the world. Apart from
the one annual postgraduate grant through the Royal Geographical
Society the Trust cannot provide grants to
Professor Frederick Soddy FRS
The study of the whole life of an area
with an emphasis on human geography.
Applications for grants may be made for:
Postgraduate Award through the RGS: up to £6,000 for one individual
Special Research Projects for teams of two or more
University Expedition Grants to groups where it is largely research
involving current human geography.
School Awards &
The Soddy School Fieldwork
Awards for groups through the Geographical Association.
Where an expedition is largely
research involving current human geography.
Grants for expeditions are NOT made to or for individuals.
celebration of the Trust's 60 years will be held at the RGS on
18 May 2016. It will comprise some short presentations,
a poster etc display, and refreshments. Further
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