Research Fund for Graduate Students

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The Economic History Society will consider applications for grants – normally of up to £1,000 – to assist postgraduate students (Master’s Degree and PhD) in United Kingdom colleges and universities with travel and accommodation expenses incurred in the undertaking of research into any aspect of economic and /or social history.

Please note that no award will be made for:

  • Subsistence costs (i.e. food and drink)
  • The purchase of equipment, books and other materials*
  • Fees/licences/rights*
  • Conference attendance costs

* Applicants may purchase books/fees/licences/rights, with any grant awarded, for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Applications should be supported by a supervisor’s statement, which should be sent to the Administrator.  Information concerning any attempts to obtain matching support from other sources should be submitted.

Applicants must be members of the Economic History Society. Join here.

Closing dates for applications are on the first day of May and November.  Applicants will usually be informed of the outcome of their application within 6-8 weeks of the deadline date for applications.

Any queries should be directed to the Administrator.