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Grants and Bursaries.

The Society for the Study of French History offers a range of grants and bursaries for postgraduate students in the UK, undertaking research in any aspect of French history:

Research Grants: each worth £1000, to enable to enable postgraduate students registered at a UK or Irish university working on subjects related directly to French history to undertake research trips abroad. Deadline: Friday 23 March 2018 (1 deadline).

Conference Bursaries: worth up to £300 each, to help fund travel to any conference, except the Society's own (for which a discount is already offered to postgraduates). [Case Study, read a report concerning a successful conference application.] Deadlines: Friday 1 September 2017 and Friday 2 March 2018 (2 deadlines).

Conference and Speaker Grants: The Society for the Study of French History is also willing to entertain requests for funding assistance for whole conferences, one-off lectures, and seminars organised by postgraduates or academics in British or Irish universities, on a subject concerning wholly or partly the history of France. Deadlines: Friday 1 September 2017 and Friday 2 March 2018 (2 deadlines).

Postgraduate Conference Panels: The Society welcomes proposals for the sponsorship of postgraduate panels, on any theme in French history, at overseas conferences (whether annual or one-off events). In support of such a panel, the Society is willing to contribute up to £2000 to cover the travel expenses of the participants. Deadline: Friday 1 September 2017 and Friday 2 March 2018 (2 deadlines).

The Ralph Gibson Bursary: The Society offers an annual bursary of £3000 to a fourth year PhD student, to facilitate the completion of a PhD thesis in French history. Deadline (Board of Assessors): Friday 20 April 2018.

Visiting Scholars: The Society is willing to consider providing up to £2000 per year to support visits by foreign scholars of French history to UK or Irish institutions, on the condition that the proposed host university is committed to underwrite essential costs. Enquiries about this scheme should be addressed to the Secretary of the Society. Deadline: Friday 17 February 2017 (1 deadline).

For further details on these awards, how to apply, and the conditions attached, click on the relevant term above. To see examples of Grants and Bursaries recently awarded by the Society, see the Past Awards page.

Please note: retrospective requests for funding will not be considered.

Collated Deadlines:


Research Grant Competition:  Friday 23 March 2018


Conference Grants: Friday 1 September 2017, Friday 2 March 2018


Conference Bursaries: Friday 1 September 2017, Friday 2 March 2018


Postgraduate Panels: Friday 1 September 2017, Friday 2 March 2018


Ralph Gibson Bursary (Board of Assessors): Friday 20 April 2018


Undergraduate Dissertation Prize (Board of Assessors): Friday 28 July 2017 (Next date Friday 27 July 2018)


Visiting Scholars: Friday 23 March 2018

 




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