UKSCS Annual Conference 2018 - Bursaries

Bursaries for people in the UK on low incomes / out of work:

The society has a fund that provides support to people who are members or who are presenting at the conference. If you would benefit from attending, but do not have the means to pay the conference fees, please send an email to to apply for a bursary. Please note this bursary only covers the conference fee and not travel or accommodation.


Bursaries for PhD / Early Career Researcher from the EMES Association:

We will be holding a PhD Colloquium on 31st August (on the eve of the main conference). Fees for PhD students include both the colloquium and the main conference. 

A limited number of bursaries are available from the EMES Association (EMPOWER-SE COST Action) for PhD students and early career researchers from ‘target inclusiveness countries’ who wish to present their work on social and/or financial co-operatives at this conference. Bursaries provide up to €1,000 towards fees, travel and accommodation.

Target Inclusiveness Countries include:

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey

Bursaries may also be considered for students from near neighbouring countries:

Iceland, Norway and Switzerland, Armenia, Georgia, Lebanon, Morocco, Russian Federation.

Please contact to apply for a bursary (EMPOWER-SE Grant Manager). 

Please copy all bursary application correspondence to (EMPOWER-SE WG4 Leader / UKSCS Conference organiser).