How To Apply

Applicants will be invited to present the award adjudicators with initial outline details on a date to be announced.

These must be submitted electronically and on space the size of an A4 sheet.

The following information should be given:

Full name and address, including postcode

Gender and date of birth

Telephone number(s) and an email address

Name of College or University

Courses being followed or research undertaken

The topic proposed for research together with a brief summary of it

The approximate dates when the work would be undertaken

The names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of two referees, who will not be approached until after the short-list is drawn up

This information should be sent  to with GAMA Award, accompanied by your name, in the subject box.
Questions about the Award may be submitted by using the Mailform facility on this website.


This view is of Temple Sands on Little Bernera, an uninhabited island off Great Bernera on the western coast of Lewis. It is typical of the Hebridean shore-line.