Funds for Women Graduates Foundation Grants

Level of study
Doctoral research
Subject area
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Education
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying

Award Description

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 their academic calibre.

Value of Award

The Grants are intended to contribute towards living expenses for one year’s academic study or research. The amount of the Foundation Grant awarded will be decided by FfWG.

Eligibility Criteria

Terms on which the 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.

How to Apply

Full details of the application process can be found on Funds for Women Graduates website.