The Gen Foundation
- Level of study
- Any Postgraduate
- Subject area
- Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences
- EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
- Type of Award
- Deadline for applying
- Closed 28/02/2020 (Note: competition closed for this year)
Please note: the Foundation is currently undertaking a review of its charitable activities and has suspened the awards for the 2021 application period.
The Gen Foundation is a charitable trust which principally provides grants to students/researchers in natural sciences, in particular food sciences/technology.
Since 1998, awards have been granted to over 100 people studying or researching within these fields. Successful candidates are asked to submit a report to the Trustees at the end of their studies.
All potential candidates should be aware that the Gen Foundation grants are one-off, non-renewable awards.
Value of Award
The amount of each grant is based on the merits of each application, and is set at the Trustees' discretion. Previous grants have ranged between £500 - £5,000.
To be eligible for a Gen Foundation grant, an applicant:
Must study and/or research in the field of natural sciences, in particular food sciences/technology and
Should hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
The Foundation does not support undergraduates, short-term training, conferences, seminars, or thesis writing; such applications will not be considered.
How to Apply
Details of the application process can be found on the Gen Foundation website.