Bursaries

*We will update the list of bursaries as they become available*

Several Research Groups have kindly agreed to offer bursaries for attendees of the Midterm Conference. If you would like to apply for a bursary, please download the form below and send the completed from to rgsmidterm2020@glasgow.ac.uk by 14.02.2020. Please note that bursaries are offered only to those who intend to present a paper or poster at the conference – please submit or indicate that you have already submitted an abstract when applying for a bursary.

If you are a member of a Research Group and would like to get in touch about getting involved in the Midterm 2020 please contact us at rgsmidterm2020@glasgow.ac.uk.

Economic Geography Research Group:

The Economic Geography Research Group (EGRG) of the RGS is happy to sponsor two bursaries to cover the attendance fee (2 x £65) for the RGS mid-term conference at the University of Glasgow which takes place from 30th April to 1st May 2020. Priority is given to students who receive no funding to attend conferences.

Energy Geographies Research Group:

The Energy Geographyies Research Group (EnGRG) of the RGS is happy to offer one £95 bursary to a postgraduate student covering the £65 conference fee and part of their travel costs.

EnGRG have set one condition that applicants must be presenting a poster or paper in the field of energy geographies.

Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group:

The Geographies of Health and Wellbeing Research Group (GHWRG) have announced that they will be able to offer two bursaries covering the conference fee of £65 to two postgraduate students. 

They have set two conditions in which: 

i) the recipient will need to make a clear case as to why their research speaks to the interests of the GHWRG. Check out their website for more information on what they do.

AND 

ii) the recipient being willing to provide a post-conference report for the GHWRG website

Historical Geography Research Group:

We are delighted that the Historical Geographies Research Group (HGRG) have announced that they will be able to offer two bursaries covering the conference fee of £65 to two presenters presenting in a topic aligned to the HGRG.

History and Philosophy of Geography Research Group:

The History and Philosophy of Geography Research Group (HPGRG) have announced that they will be able to offer two bursaries covering the conference fee of £65 to two presenters presenting in a topic aligned to the HPGRG. Check out their website for details on what they do.

Participatory Geographies Research Group:

We are delighted that the Participatory Geographies Research Group (PyGyRG) have announced that they will be able to offer two bursaries covering the conference fee of £65 to two postgraduate students. 

They have set the condition in which: 

i) the recipient making a clear case as to why their research speaks to the interests of the PyGyRG. Check out their website for more information.

Planning & Environment Research Group:

We are delighted to announce that the Planning and Environment Research (PERG) that they will be able to cover the £65 conference fee for one student to attend the Midterm conference. Priority will be given to those presenting a paper or poster in relation to PERG themes.

Political Geographies Research Group:

We are delighted that the Political Geography Research Group (PolGRG) have announced that they will be able to offer two bursaries covering the conference fee of £65 to two postgraduate students. Priority will be given to those students presenting a topic aligned with the PolGRG.

Royal Geographical Society – IBG:

The RGS-IBG is pleased to offer up to 8 bursaries to support attendance at the 2020 RGS-IBG Postgraduate Forum Mid-Term Conference. Each bursary covers the £65 cost of conference registration (no other costs are included).

To be considered for a bursary applicants:

  • Must have had a paper or poster accepted for the mid-term conference programme
  • Must be able to demonstrate that they have applied for funding from their own institution or other sources and been unsuccessful, and/or have no institutional funding available to them

Priority will be given to those working in areas outside of those Research Groups also offering bursaries. You can see the list of these here: https://rgsmidterm2020.wordpress.com/bursaries/

You do not need to be a current member of RGS-IBG to apply.

Deadline is 21st February.

Please apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe7-zB9rdc_5Z6KgJSpUlyqkcbnwwBOJbpGuLmLd8aCo-l-8A/viewform

If you have any questions, please contact rhed@rgs.org.

Transport Geographies Research Group:

We are delighted to announce that the Transport Geographies Research Group (TGRG) have announced that they will be able to offer two bursaries covering the £65 conference fee for two students on the condition that they are presenting in a topic aligned to TGRG interests.

Check out their website for more information on what they do.