Are you looking for funding for your research? The SWDTP has a wide range of funding pots to support your academic development, research and placement activities.
If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, send an email through to the SWDTP Enquiries Mailbox and we’ll be in touch to talk through your ideas!
Research Training Support Grant (RTSG)
RTSG is available to all funded students to support your research. It can be used for UK based fieldwork, attendance at conferences, training courses or other similar events and purchasing books and small items of equipment. Students also have the opportunity to apply for a one-off, fully costed, RTSG top-up. Please refer to the guidance notes for further details.
Overseas Fieldwork Allowance (OFA)
Funding is available to support students to meet the additional costs of undertaking fieldwork outside of the UK. Please refer to the guidance notes for further details.
Overseas Institutional Visit (OIV)
Funding is available to support students to visit a Higher Education Institution or and organisation conducting substantive research, outside of the UK for a maximum of 13 weeks. Please refer to guidance notes for further details.
Tom Avery visited the USA for his OIV. Read about his visit here to see what an OIV entails and its benefits to your studies.
Difficult Language Training (DLT)
Funding is available to support students undertake specialist language training relating fieldwork. The need for the training must have been indicated on your original studentship application. Please refer to guidance notes for further information.
Eimear McLoughlin undertook her fieldwork in Denmark, so needed a better understanding of the language. Read about her DLT and how it’s impacted her research.