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British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) Scholarship

You can apply for this prize for academic excellence to help with your ongoing doctoral work.

The British Federation of Women Graduates (BFWG) Scholarships support between six and ten female doctoral students in their third year of study. Awards are made on a basis of academic excellence.

Financial support

If you are chosen for this scheme, you will get:

  • £1,000 - £6,000


To apply, you must:

  • be a female student doing research towards a doctoral degree (PhD, DPhil, DMus etc)
  • have begun full-time doctoral studies between 1 September 2015 and 31 October 2016 (or part-time equivalent)

How to apply

Complete the application form and include a 2000 word summary of your research.

Selection process

Shortlisted candidates will be informed probably before the end of June. You will be asked to give a presentation in BFWG’s London headquarters in July or August, where you will be asked to speak for eight minutes on your research followed by questions from the interviewing panel of academics.

Find out more about BFWG Scholarships