John Pagett Bursary

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Archaeology, Classics and Ancient History, Heritage, History
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closes 28/06/2024

Award Description

Thanks to a generous bequest from John Pagett, a man intensely interested in the natural history and archaeology of Shropshire and the West Midlands, we are able to offer an annual award of £4,000 to part-fund postgraduate research in this area.  

Value of Award

£4,000 annually.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the award, you must:

  • Intend to carry out historical, archaeological or natural history research on Shropshire or the immediate region
  • Register (or be registered) for a postgraduate research degree

How to Apply

The fund is administered by the Trustees of the Pagett Fund, to whom applicants must apply in writing by 30 June. Please submit a non-technical 500-word description of their proposed research topic to Dr Roger White at

Successful applicants will also be required to present a paper on their research on a mutually convenient date.


Roger White