Foundation Grants

British Federation of Women Graduates Charitable Foundation


The February 2018 deadline has now passed. This entry will be updated as soon as details of the next round of funding are announced. In the meantime, do read on to find out more for future reference about this funding opportunity.

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 DPhil. The closing date for applications for 2018/2019 is 2nd March 2018 and the grants are awarded in July for the following academic year. Request for applications must be made by 22 February 2018.

Foundation Grants (Terms on which Grants are given)

• Women graduates from UK and overseas are eligible to apply.
• They must be studying in Great Britain and in 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


Up to £6,000

Number of awards per year:

not specified

Funding applies to:
Open to applicants from a range of countries
Funding notes:

Must be undertaking doctoral study in Great Britain.

Funding duration:

1 year

Contacts and how to apply

Administrative contact and how to apply:

The Grants Administrator:- Mrs J F Collett-Flatt
13 Brookfield Avenue
Kent ME20 6RU
01732 321139