Date Due: 11/23/17
Amount: 8,000 GBP
Summary: The Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) offers an annual Fellowship worth up to £8,000,for geographical research in the Middle East and other arid regions of the world as a memorial to Sir Wilfred Thesiger. The fellowship supports research into either the physical geography of arid and semiarid environments, or the human dimension of arid and semiarid environments. The aim of the award is to support outstanding field research in arid/desert environments, with a priority for research within the Middle East, reflecting Thesiger’s interests and the regions he visited.
Keywords: geography, environment
Limitations: Must have held a doctorate for at least 3 years and have a proven research record beyond PhD. Project should include fieldwork.