FfWG offers Foundation Grants to help women graduates with their living expenses (not fees) while registered for study or research at an approved institution of higher education in Great Britain.

The criteria are the proven needs of the applicant and her academic calibre. Foundation Grants will only be given for the final year of a PhD or D.Phil. The closing date for applications tbc and the grants are awarded in July for the following academic year.

Foundation Grants for the academic year 2020 2021 (Terms on which Grants are given)

• Women graduates from UK and overseas are eligible to apply.
• They must be registered for study at an institution in Great Britain and resident in Great Britain during their final fee paying or writing up year of PhD or DPhil.
• Any subject or field of study will be considered.
• There is no upper age limit.
• Evidence of ability to pay fees is required.
• Students reading for a part-time PhD or DPhil will be eligible to apply from their third year onwards.
• The Grants will be a contribution towards living expenses for one year’s academic study or research.
• The amount of the Foundation Grant awarded will be decided by FfWG.
• Grant holders must submit a written report at the end of the academic year for which the grant was awarded.

Funding Information

Application Deadline:

2nd March

Please see our website for how to apply:
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