Systematics Research Fund – SRF

About the fund

The Councils of the Linnean Society and the Systematics Association jointly administer the Systematics Research Fund (SRF) for the benefit of systematics research.

The Fund has an annual funding round with publicised deadlines.  Applications of all nationalities are welcome. Please note that applications can only be made through the online form which is made available during the funding round.

Please read the “Guidelines for applying for SRF funding” before completing the online application form below. Please note that only applications made using the form below are acceptable. Typical activities supported  as well as those not supported are described here.

Successful projects are selected by a panel of systematists who represent a wide range of conceptual interests and taxonomic groups. Generally applications in the range of £500-£1,000 are preferred. The value of any single award will not exceed £1500.

Questions concerning the SRF awards can be sent to

The results of previous rounds: 2017/182016/17, 2015/16, 2014/15, 2013/14, 2012/13, 2011/12, 2010/11, 2009/10, 2008/09, 2007/08, 2006/07

2019/2020 SRF call is closed

Click here to access the Application Form