PGR Applicant Bursaries

We are offering travel and accommodation bursaries of up to £250 to enable prospective applicants for the PhD programme at Durham University to visit in order to meet and work with a potential supervisor on their research proposal and / or funding application. The bursaries will be awarded on a competitive basis to applicants who have a strong draft proposal in a field covered by the Centre, and have the explicit support of at least one of its members (listed here:, who must be available to work with them during their visit.

Applications should take the form of a draft PhD research proposal (1-2 pages long, including a statement of the significance of the proposed work, research questions and methodology), which should be sent in the first place to the prospective supervisor, who should be requested to send it with his or her support to

Visits should be planned to take place before the end of December 2018, ahead of the January funding deadlines for the Northern Bridge ( and Durham Doctoral Studentships (, and might be timed to coincide with the University Postgraduate Open Day on 28th November ( Visitors (funded or not!) will be welcome to join in with any DCAMP event while they are here.