EEFIT Research Grants

Applications for the 2019 EEFIT Research Grant Scheme are now open. Up to two grants of £1,500 each are available.

All applications must be submitted using the EEFIT Research Grant application form. The deadline for submitting applications is 17:00 on 13 June 2019.

Details of previous winners can be found here.

EEFIT Research Grants support short-term projects that will benefit earthquake disaster mitigation and post-disaster reconnaissance efforts. Projects on hazards related to earthquakes can also be funded under this scheme.

Topics for study:  

  • Hazard assessment
  • Post-disaster impact assessment
  • Field data collection tools
  • Post-disaster data assessment methods
  • Damage assessment techniques
  • Mitigation measures
  • Monitoring recovery and/or reconstruction
  • Assessing resilience.


  • You must either be a current EEFIT member or join EEFIT (subscription of £15/£20) to receive a grant.
  • You must be over 18.
  • Applications from any country are welcomed.
  • Projects that feature multiple students are allowed.
  • Applications must be submitted by the project lead, or in the case of an undergraduate, graduate or PhD student by their academic supervisors.
  • Each project must be submitted as a separate application. A single application featuring multiple projects will be disqualified and featured projects may be refused resubmission.
  • All supporting documentation must be submitted with the application by the closing date.

Conditions of the grant:

When you accept a grant you agree to: 

  • Allow details of your project to appear on
  • Provide EEFIT with a written report on the project, within two months of completion.
  • Present the results of your research at an evening technical meeting.
  • Grants will be issued in two instalments of £750: the first immediately and the second following delivery of the presentation and on receipt of a project report of appropriate quality. If you need a larger first instalment you can apply for an adjusted arrangement.

Please contact the EEFIT Secretary.


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