Ten projects were awarded funding by the Lord Rootes Memorial Fund Committee in 2010. For group projects, the lead applicant only is listed:
- Lucy Annison: Flying Forward While Looking Back: A Dance/Film Ethnography of the Uses of Traditional African Dance Vocabularies to communicate HIV/AIDS Education Messages.
- Thomas Brooks: The effectiveness of Humanitarian Intervention: A case study in Sierra Leone*
- Christopher Damm: Expedition: High Atlas
- Rachel Inegbedion: See me, Hear me, Touch me, Heal me: The Hidden Suffering of India's Lepers: Education to Combat Social Exclusion amongst Leprosy Sufferers in New Delhi
- Luke Mason: Compassion, Our Greatest Flaw? An Exploration into what it means to be Human in the Post-Modern Age - A Documentary Film by Luke Mason
- Claudia Massey: Old Gods and New Horizons: Culture, Performance and Religious Syncretism in Modern Fiji
- Jesse Meadows: By the Bog of Cats at National Student Drama Festival
- Alexandre Moor: The Afaka Initiative: Solar Thermal Project*
- Isobel Tarr: Investigating the Impact of Initiatives for Children and Young People in North West Nicaragua
- Miriam Withers: Therapeutic art intervention for women living with AIDS and its social and psychological consequences
*These reports received an additional award of £200 - £500 for being of outstanding calibre, at the discretion of the Committee.