Friday 7 September next Funding Deadline

Don`t forget that the next deadline for applications to the Department`s funding scheme is Friday 7th September!
The Department provides modest financial assistance to academic staff and graduate students to support their research. Applications can be made for funding to support research trips, attendance at conferences (where a paper is to be presented), language training, permit costs, etc. Academic staff may also apply for funding to employ a graduate research assistant. The Department has a number of sources to which you can apply for funding:
  • Main Department Funds
  • Andrew Mellon Fund - for the promotion of research in American Government
  • Norman Chester Fund - for the study of government and politics

Please note that this deadline does not apply to applications to Cyril Foster and related funds: the next deadline will be Friday of 5th week.

All applications must be made on the appropriate forms available on the website and, in some cases, will require accompanying material. Please ensure that your application is complete.

  • Academic staff go to:

  • Students go to:

Please send completed forms to Kate Candy (Administrative Officer)