BSECS is glad to be able to support postgraduate and early career scholars to attend this conference. Nine BSECS bursaries, all of £100 each, will be available for delegates whose papers have been accepted, and who are either registered for a higher degree at a higher education institution within the European Union or are within five years of the award of their PhD. These bursaries are intended to contribute towards the travels costs of delegates who do not have access to financial support from their home institutions and/or funding body, or whose sources of funding support are limited. Precedence will be given to full-time students and to early career scholars with no current academic affiliation.


Bursary Application


The Postgraduate Bursary application form is for a) postgraduate students enrolled on a programme of PhD or equivalent study at a higher education establishment whose papers have been accepted for presentation at the BSECS conference, or b) an early career member of BSECS who has submitted their PhD thesis in the last five years and who does not currently hold a full-time academic job in a college or university, nor any permanent position that supports academic research and whose paper has been accepted for presentation at the BSECS conference. All completed forms should be sent to


Please be aware that the Bursary will not be paid until after the conference has taken place. 


The deadline for submitting Bursary applications is midnight (BST) on Friday 6th July. We will contact all applicants by the end of July to let them know if their application has been successful.