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Funding and opportunities for postgraduates

Grants for postgraduates

We have grants specifically aimed at postgraduate researchers, for which you can apply.

Our grants provide funding for geographical research, fieldwork and teaching, and are available to teams and individuals at all stages of their careers. The grants available for postgraduates offer wide-ranging support including for travel, desk and archival research, and fieldwork.

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Other funding opportunities

Many institutions and organisations offer funding and support for postgraduate students, including our Research Groups.

There is also a filterable list of other funding organisations on the Society's website.

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Dissertation awards and prizes

Several of our Research Groups offer prizes to recognise postgraduate research, including dissertation and paper prizes. 

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Publishing with us

As a postgraduate, you can submit papers to all our journals:


If you are at a UK institution, you can also make the most of the new Wiley-Jisc agreement to publish Open Access in the Society’s journals.

Area awards an annual prize for the best paper by an early career researcher.

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