|Founders Fund grants for PHD Students|
Purpose of Founders Fund Grants
The purpose of grants from this fund is to assist International Studies PhD students in the final stages of writing up their thesis (normally in their fourth year). Only BISA members are eligible to apply. Priority will be given to applicants who can demonstrate that the grant will help them to finish within the short to medium term (3-6 months) and who receive strong support from their supervisors. The key criteria are:
a) the academic quality of the PhD research;
Grants can be of up to £500 depending on the number of applications and are intended to help with costs incurred in the final stages of the thesis (eg. fees, living or travel costs). The grants may not be used for funding fieldwork trips, holidays etc and can only be applied for once.
How To Apply
Applitaion is via online webform which should include the following information:
The next round of applications will be September/October 2013.
Response to Applications
Successful applicants will be contacted via email. Applicants who have not heard anything by 30th November 2013 can assume that their application was not successful.
If you have any queries about this award, please contact Hugh Dyer by email [H.C.Dyer [at] leeds.ac.uk]
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