News - Friday 9 November next Funding Deadline

Don`t forget that the next deadline for applications to the Department`s funding scheme is Friday 9th November!

The Department provides modest financial assistance to full members of the academic staff and to eligible 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
  • Cyril Foster and related Funds - for International Relations

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.

For details, including eligibility:

  • Academic staff go to:

  • Students go to:

Please send completed forms to Kate Candy (Administrative Officer)