Date posted: 19 February 2024

Foundation Grant now open for applications. Closing date: 28/3/2024

The criteria for awarding Grants are the proven needs of the applicant and her academic calibre. Competition is great so not all qualifying applicants will receive a Grant. These are offered on a needs basis therefore not all grants will be for the maximum sum quoted or requested.

  • Women graduates from Great Britain and overseas are eligible to apply.
  • They must be registered for study at an institution in Great Britain and resident in Great Britain during their final fee paying or writing up year of PhD or DPhil.
  • Any subject or field of study will be considered.
  • There is no upper age limit.
  • Evidence of ability to pay fees is required.
  • Students reading for a part-time PhD or DPhil will be eligible to apply from their third year onwards.
  • The Grants will be a contribution towards living expenses for one year’s academic study or research.
  • The amount of the Foundation Grant awarded will be decided by FfWG.
  • Grant holders must submit a written report at the end of the academic year for which the grant was awarded.
  • An administration fee of £15 is taken for each application. This fee is taken on application and is non-refundable if the applicant is not offered funding or is not eligible.

The following gives more information about applying
Information FfWG Foundation Grant Applications 2024

To apply:
Foundation Grant

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