Praeger Grants in Natural History open

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Ursula.Harper • 9 March 2022

The Royal Irish Academy is pleased to open the Praeger Grants scheme which invites applications for  research on Ireland’s field natural history is open until 14 April 2022

Since 1958, the RIA, through its Praeger Fund Committee, has used the income of this fund to disburse over 360 grants to natural historians, for small fieldwork projects throughout the island of Ireland.

This year the RIA is particuarly thankful for a bequest from the estate of the late Robert Desmond Meikle which will enable the funding of several projects.

All details can be found here and queries can be addressed to

The Praeger Grants scheme opens on 25 February 2022 and will close on 14 April 2022.