Awards for Fieldwork
This year there are a number of Santander Mobility Awards of £1,000 and fieldwork awards of up to £900 for SOAS postgraduate research students undertaking approved PhD fieldwork abroad.
Awards cannot be granted more than once during a MPhil/PhD programme. If you have already had a Santander Mobility award you may not apply for a further Santander Mobility Award nor may you apply for a Fieldwork Award. If you have already had a Fieldwork Award you may not apply for a further Fieldwork Award nor may you apply for a Santander Mobility Award.
We normally get more applicants than awards available. Candidates and referees are encouraged to be as precise as possible in making their case for support.
The awards do not cover conference attendance
The Santander Mobility application deadline is Round 1: THURSDAY 27 October 2016 17.00 UK time – for students leaving for fieldwork from 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017 inclusive. It is intended to make all the Santander Mobility awards in Round 1.
The fieldwork award has two deadlines
Round 1: THURSDAY 27 October 2016, 17.00 UK time – for students leaving for fieldwork from 1 January 2017 to 30 June 2017 inclusive
Round 2: THURSDAY 13 April 2017,17.00 UK time – for students leaving for fieldwork from 1 July 2017 to 31 December 2017 inclusive
Please apply online via this link to the online application form
One reference from your supervisor is also required.
The reference form is available for download from the download box at the top right hand corner of this page.
Please forward the reference form to your supervisor. Your supervisor must return the form by the due deadline by email
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7074 5094/5091