Research Conference Travel Fund

Award Applicable for Academic Year All
Level of Study Postgraduate
Nationality EU (Non-UK), International (Non-EU), UK
Mode of Study Full Time, Part Time
When to apply Post enrolment
Source Internal
Department/Subject specific
College Members Graduate
Value of Award Awards of up to £500
General Information

With funds donated by the Friend's Programme this grant is to assist with costs for final year doctoral students to attend academic conferences relevant to the subject of their forthcoming doctoral thesis.

Students who are eligible shall be registered for the degree of PhD and in their final year of study. 

The award of the grant from the Friend's programme Research Travel Conference Fund must be acknowledged in the student's doctoral thesis.

Application Procedure

Please download and complete the Research Conference Travel Fund application form and submit this to the Student Funding Service.

All applications must be submitted with a letter of support from the department and countersigned by the Head of Department to agree that the conference is relevant to your doctoral thesis and that funding is not provided from other sources. 

Applications and a letter of support may be submitted via email to

Please note that the funds are limited so apply early.

Successful applicants will be emailed and once receipts are supplied will be reimbursed the costs.


Application Deadline 2 weeks prior to completion date

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