As part of Early Career Researcher development, SOAS offers funding to PhD students for language training, conference attendance, student-led initiatives and fieldwork. 

The doctoral school grants have two calls per academic year, these will be at the end of term one (December) and the beginning of term three (April). The next deadline is 28 April 2023 and applications are currently open. Outcomes will be communicated within a month of the respective deadlines.

In PhD Manager, click on the 'Grant Application' section on the left, then 'Create new application' and finally select the type of fund you want to apply for. Please submit your application forms on PhD Manager only.

All grants are reimbursement funds and once awarded receipts must be provided to claim the funds.

Please see eligibility criteria below: