Grants, Bursaries & Fellowships

FAQs

Foundation Grants

Can I apply if my final year starts in the January following the October?

Yes, but can only ask for funds from the January.

Can I apply for my fourth year part time?

No

How are my referees contacted?

When you submit your application an e-mail is sent to both your referees with guidelines of the details we would like and the closing date for the reference.

Can I apply for the time waiting for my viva?

No, we do not help beyond the submission of your thesis.

Can I apply for a Foundation Grant if I have already received one?

No, but you can apply for an Emergency Grant.

Can I request funds for overseas fieldwork?

No, we do not help with fieldwork.

Emergency Grants

I have been offered a place to start a course, can I apply?

No, you must have completed at least six months of the course before applying.

Can I apply for a second 1st degree?

No, postgraduate courses only.

I am doing a PGCE, can I apply?

Yes, enter Masters on the application form.

How are my referees contacted?

When you submit your application an e-mail is sent to both your referees with guidelines of the details we would like and the closing date for the reference.

Can my two referees be from past employers?

No, one must be an academic reference.

I am studying remotely from overseas, can I apply?

No, you must be resident in Great Britain at the time of the grant.

I have received an Emergency Grant in the past, can I apply again?

Yes.

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