Lancaster University

Grants and Bursaries

The Graduate College offers a range of grants and bursaries to help students during their studies.

Travel grants

Graduate College Travel Grants are now available. Please submit your application prior to the date of your academic travel as per the submission dates.

Deadlines for submission are as follows:

  • 6th July 2022
  • 3rd August 2022
  • 7th September 2022
  • 5th October 2022
  • 2nd November 2022
  • 7th December 2022
  • 4th January 2023
  • 1st February 2023
  • 1st March 2023
  • 5th April 2023
  • 3rd May 2023
  • 7th June 2023

This fund is intended to support the sharing and dissemination of research conducted at Lancaster, so applicants presenting a paper are prioritised. Applications can also be made by students attending the Global Experiences summer schools. See the application form 'Eligibility Criteria' for full details.

Applications can be made through the online form here

If you need to apply without using the online system, please contact us.

If you have any questions, please email

Hardship funds

Students suffering unexpected financial hardship are advised to apply for LOAF. Details of all funds available are on the University's funding pages.

If you need an emergency loan to support you through a small gap in funding, please speak to the Funding Team at

Grants for student-led Conferences

The College does sometimes have funding available to support the running of student-led conferences at Lancaster University. To see if the College can support your conference, in the first instance, please email