Bursaries

Funding availability:

Economic Geographies Working Group

Funding is available from the Economic Geographies Working group, for two attendees to cover registration fees.

These are limited, and priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you require a bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Economic Geography working group.

Geographies of Justice Research Group

Funding is available from the Geographies of Justice Research Group, for two attendees to cover registration fees and accommodation.

These are limited, and priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you require a bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Geographies of Justice Research Group.

Population Geography Research Group

Funding is available from the Population Geography Research Group, for two attendees to cover registration fees. 

These are limited, and priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you require a bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Population Geography Research Group.

Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG)

Funding is available from the Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG), for two attendees to cover registration fees and accommodation. 

These are limited, and priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you require a bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG).

Historical Geography Research Group

Funding is available from the Historical Geography Research Group, for two attendees to cover registration fees and accommodation. 

These are limited, and priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you require a bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Historical Geography Research Group.

Participatory Geographies Research Group
Postgraduates and early career scholars working in the area of participatory geographies are invited to apply for a bursary, consisting of the registration fee (£60). Application for the awards are competitive, and cannot be made retrospectively.
Successful applicants are required to write a blog about the conference for the PYGYRG website, last year’s submission is available on the participatory geography website; http://www.pygyrg.co.uk/participatory-geographies-at-the-pgf-mid-term-conference/
They are also asked to promote the group during the midterm informally and pass on our information to other PhD students who may be interested – we have leaflets to help with this.
To apply please email the following information;
  • Your full name and institutional affiliation
  • Email address and twitter handle (if you have one)
  • A brief summary (no more than 200 words) on how the bursary would support you to attend?
  • Do you have funding, institutional or otherwise to do a PhD?
Please email this information to PYGYRG rep, Rosalie Warnock at r.e.warnock@qmul.ac.uk by the 26th February.
Rural Geography Research Group

Funding is available from the Rural Geography Research Group to cover accommodation and fees for one  final year PhD ( who is presenting at the conference) and conference fees for one first year PhD (presenting not required but encouraged). 

These are limited, and priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you require a bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Successful applicants will also be required to write a short post about the midterm for the Rural Geography Research Group newsletter.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Rural Geography Research Group.

Digital Geographies Research Group

Funding is available from the Digital Geographies Research Group, for one attendee, to cover the cost of registration.

Priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you want to apply for this bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Digital Geographies Research Group.

Social and Cultural Geography Research Group

Funding is available from the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group, for two attendees, to cover the cost of registration and accomodation.

Priority is given to students who receive no funding for conference fees. If you wish to apply, please send a short statement (no more than 300 words) explaining your funding status and why you want to apply for this bursary to rgsmidterm@rhul.ac.uk as soon as possible.

Successful applicants will also be required to write a short blog post about the midterm for the Social and Cultural Gegoraphy Research Group newsletter, along with social media engagement. 

Decision to award the funding will be made in co-ordination with the Social and Cultural Geography Research Group.