UACES Scholarships

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Heritage, History
EU, Overseas (Non-EU), UK
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 16/10/2020 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

UACES is the academic association for Contemporary European Studies. It is a membership organisation for academics, students and practitioners who are interested in all aspects of Europe and the European Union.

The Scholarship money is ONLY available to pay for:

  • travel to and from your research destination

  • accommodation at your destination

  • food at your destination

  • local transport at your destination

All other ancillary costs are the responsibility of the Scholar. 

Value of Award

£1500 travel bursaries designed to provide mobility to existing postgraduate students so that they can undertake research in another country.

Eligibility Criteria

To be considered, your application must satisfy ALL of the eligibility criteria.

  • You must be a UACES member (Student or Individual) - please note that membership of the EuroResearch email list or the UACES Student Forum does not constitute membership of UACES.
  • Your research project must be in the 'Contemporary European Studies' subject area (we define 'Contemporary' as post-WW2, and 'European Studies', as typically, but not exclusively, an aspect of European Integration or related areas).
  • You must be a postgraduate student (typically a PhD student; possibly other postgraduate courses that have a very strong research component).
  • Scholarship funds must be used for field work that occurs between 1 February 2021 and 31 December 2021 (applications for trips outside of these dates will not be considered).

There is no restriction on nationality.

How to Apply

Application forms can be found on the UACES website.