Postgraduate Bursary for Annual Conference 2017

All bursary places have now been filled, therefore we are now longer accpeting any further applications. 

Application deadline: 3 April 2017

Bursaries are available to cover conference registration fees for postgraduates attending the Society Annual Conference to present either a paper or poster. Bursaries can be for single day, 2 day or 3 Day Conference (B&B, Dinners & Wine Reception NOT Included) registration fees.  Applicants must be members of the Society.  


  1. The postgraduate student must be a member of the British Psychological Society (e-subscribers and affiliates are not eligible).
  2. The postgraduate student has had a paper or poster (either as sole or multiple authors) accepted as part of the programme for the Society Annual Conference.
  3. Bursaries are only available to students registered for research degrees at universities in the UK or Republic of Ireland.
  4. That the postgraduate will meet the travel and accommodation costs of attending the conference themselves.
  5. That the postgraduate will attend as much of the conference on the day of registration as possible, not just the presentation in which they are personally involved.
  6. The application form must be countersigned by the postgraduate’s supervisor or Head of Department.
  7. The postgraduate is willing to write a review on an aspect of the conference, as agreed in advance of the conference with the Editor of The Psychologist.  
  8. The information in the application and registration forms will be shared within the Society to facilitate the administration of the bursary.
  9. Bursaries are awarded to those meeting the criteria on a first-come first-served basis, up to the budget limit.