Useful Links

Alpine Ski Club

The alpine ski club offers a number of awards for skiing and mountaineering expeditions with particular focus on young explorers

American Alpine Club

The Club offers climbing and research grants. Deadlines are normally in March.

Expeditions Advisory Center

See Royal Geographical Society

The Explorers Club of New York

The Explorer's Club offers grants that cover a diversity of research areas from oceanography to conservation science. As well as supporting expeditions worldwide the Club is a focal point for many exploration activities in the US.

The Mars Club

A club for explorers of the Martian frontiers, including the deserts, mountains and poles. Holds a dinner once every two years.

Mountaineering Council of Scotland

The Council offers up to $2,000 each year to mountaineering expeditions

National Geographic Society

The National Geographical Society offers grants through its Expeditions and Research Committee to a diversity of expeditions each year.

REI Expedition Grants

Provides grants to REI members who conduct innovative expeditions around the world.

Royal Geographical Society

The Royal Geographical Society supports or approves over 500 expeditions each year. It is the focus of geographical sciences and exploration in the UK. Through the Expedition's Advisory Centre the RGS also provides a focal point for adventure and academic expeditions leaving the UK.

Royal Scottish Geographical Society

Provides grants to expeditions and field research to a diversity of expeditions.

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust

Each year the trust awards fellowships to 100 British citizens to carry out Travelling Fellowships overseas "to the benefit of country, community and international goodwill". Different categories of Fellowship are awarded each year.