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, fulled costed, RTSG top-up. Please refer to the guidance notes for further details.
Download RTSG Guidance Notes
Download RTSG Top-Up Application Form
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. Joanna Thomas, an Economic and Social History researcher, travelled to Canada to carry out research at the Maritime History Archive in St John’s.
Download OFA Guidance Notes
Download OFA Application Form
Download OFA End of Visit Report
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. Pictured right is University of Exeter Psychology researcher Miriam Cohen, who visited South Africa. You can read about her visit here.
Download OIV Guidance Notes
Download OIV Application Form
Download OIV End of Visit Report
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.
Download DLT Guidance Notes
Download DLT Application Form
Download DLT End of Visit Report
Are you looking for funding for your event? The SWDTP has a wide range of funding pots to support collaborative; cohort building and placement activities. If you’ve got an idea but you’re not sure where to apply for funding, why not check out our Searchable Funding Guide or download a full list of funding pots? There’s funding for SWDTP Students, Non-SWDTP Students and Academic Colleagues, so take a look!
If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, get in touch with the SWDTP Collaborations Facilitator to talk through your ideas.