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Leverhulme Travel Bursary


Leverhulme Travel Bursaries provide grants to persons studying or residing in the geographic area covered by SCI's Liverpool and North West Group to support their attendance at chemical meetings. The Leverhulme Bursaries are intended for those who want to attend a science meeting, but need additional funds to make it possible.

Nominated by: Self-nomination


  • Students must be carrying out postgraduate research at an institution within the Liverpool and North West Group's area.
  • PhD students who are in the early stages of their career; typically this will be up to 10 years after completion of first degree, or 10 years after starting a first position in business, science or engineering.
  • Preference will normally be given to those wishing to travel outside their country of residence, especially if they wish to work in a laboratory abroad.
  • Funding will not be given for visits which are part of the normal course of a co-sponsored PhD (e.g. visiting the partner site)
  • Applications will not be considered from those who have previously received an AJ Banks, Messel, Leverhulme or Richardson travel bursary
  • Applicants must be presenting a paper/poster if attending a conference
  • Applications will only be considered from SCI student or standard members - SCI travel bursaries are not available to SCI e-members or non-members

Application: To submit your application you must complete the online application form via the link at the bottom of the page

Description of Award: Travel bursary

Frequency: Currently on hold

Nomination Deadline:

  • 31 March (for travel between 1 July and 31 December)
  • 31 October (for travel between 1 January and 30 June)

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