School of Social and Political Science



Please note that due to Covid-19 and restrictions on travel, availability of funding will be confirmed at a later date.


Funding for masters fieldwork

The Student Development Office offers financial support for field research contributing to standard taught Masters or MSc by Research dissertations.

Available Funding

For field research in the UK and EU:

  • up to £350

For field research outside the UK and EU:

  • up to £700

Funding will be awarded on the basis of merit. The amount granted will depend on the anticipated cost.

Funding to set up your own event

The Student Development Office (SDO) can provide financial and logistical support if you are looking to set up and run your own event.

If you have an idea that you would like to discuss further, you can book a one-to-one meeting with a member of the SDO team.

We can offer support on the following:

  • logistics - room bookings, ticketing, access to buildings, IT requirements, speaker travel arrangements and accommodation
  • marketing and promotion of events
  • event set up and feedback
  • catering

Book an appointment with the SDO

Application process

Please complete the SDO Funding form and return it to:

Student-Led Initiatives funding form (Word doc.)

Student category
Development Hub