Graduate Project Grants

The College is able to make a small number of grants to Balliol postgraduates towards the expenses of academic projects, research, conferences or travel which cannot be financed from any other source. Graduates may also apply for assistance towards costs involved in the production of a thesis, on production of receipts to the Student Finance Officer. Applications must be made in advance of the project to be undertaken.

Type of award: 
Academic or academic-related
Eligibility or selection criteria: 

All graduate members of Balliol. Graduates cannot apply for a grant after they have received leave to supplicate for their degree, and only one grant is awarded per year. Those on Taught Courses may apply for awards of £50–£100 maximum.

Amount awarded: 

Up to £100 for those on postgraduate Taught Courses and up to £250 for those on postgraduate research courses. Payment will usually be made as battels credit upon submission of receipts and a brief written report.

How and when to apply: 

Graduates may apply once a year, at any time in the course of an academic year, for a grant. To apply, please complete a Graduate Project Grant Application. Upon submission of your application, your College Adviser will be automatically notified of your application and asked to comment on it. 

Upon completion of your project, please complete a Graduate Project Grant Payment Request form. You will be asked to upload a brief written report (approximately one page of A4) and evidence of expenditure in the form of receipts.

Further information: 

If you have any queries about Graduate Project Grants or have any trouble using the application forms, please contact the Student Finance Officer.