UKCISA – UK Council for International Student Affairs

https://www.ukcisa.org.uk/Research--Policy/Grants-research/UKCISA-grants-for-research

Funding (up to £10,000) for small research projects and pilot projects that aim to enhance the experience of international students in UK institutions.  Heriot-Watt is a member of UKCISA.

SRHE – The Society for Research into Higher Education

http://www.srhe.ac.uk/research/annual_research_awards.asp

Awards of up to £5000 (£10,000 for individual members of SRHE) for the exploration of new area of HE research leading to a development plan for further research.

Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE)

http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/research/

Funding of up to £1000 for projects that focus on either enhancing the student learning experience or expanding the evidence base for learning development activities.

The Carnegie Trust

https://www.carnegie-trust.org/schemes/research-schemes/

Funding for early career researchers to undertake short research projects or funding for workshops to share new ideas or exchange skills. 

SEDA - Staff And Educational Development Association

https://www.seda.ac.uk/research-small-grants

Funding of up to £1000 to support research into, or evaluation of, educational development practice.  Heriot-Watt is a member of SEDA.