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  • The scheme is open to;

    • Postgraduate students who are registered for a postgraduate degree at a higher education institution, and who do not hold a full-time academic appointment, or other full time position

    • Precariously employed staff

    • Representatives from a third sector organisation

    • Scholars facing serious financial hardship 


  • An applicant must have submitted an abstract for a paper/poster or been invited to participate in a roundtable discussion, special panel, live performance, or other similar session at the conference.. The organising committee will review whether an abstract has been accepted when determining an award. 


  • Priority will be given to applicants who have no other sources of funding and have not received an SLSA bursary for the annual conferences in the last three years.


  • Awards will cover the costs of the registration fees for the conference, either in person or virtual. Successful applicants will need to cover their own accommodation and transport costs.  

Please ensure you have completed the below form before the deadline of 6pm (GMT) on 12th January 2024.

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. We will contact applicants as soon as possible. 

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