Our Research Trust is an established grant award entity supporting research in the disciplines of land, real estate and construction right across the world.

The Trust, as a charity, has a remit of supporting, delivering and disseminating high quality, independent reliable knowledge and future thinking through research funding. It's administered by a Board of Trustees, comprising of our members and independent appointees. The Board meets to consider awards twice a year in May and December.

What is the Research trust?

What's considered?

Projects may be undertaken by chartered surveyors or others who are, in the opinion of trustees, adequately qualified to undertake the research. Both major research projects from established researchers and smaller scale proposals from younger researchers will be considered.

The Trust has set out its strategy and has recommended that this is considered during the application process.

View previous award holders' research reports

Closing date for applications Awards meeting Applicants informed of decision
Last week of March May End of May
First week of October December End of December

All applicants should complete the application form and return a signed copy to researchtrust@rics.org by Friday 7 October 2016.

Contact us

For further information, please contact:

Amanprit Arnold
RICS Research
Parliament Square
London SW1P 3AD
e: researchtrust@rics.org

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