Postgraduate Bursaries

We are pleased to be offering a number of postgraduate bursaries to attend this year’s conference.

Each bursary will cover the full conference fee for one PhD student.

Eligibility criteria

You can apply for a postgraduate bursary if you meet ALL of the following criteria:

1. You are presenting a paper or poster at the BSC Conference 2021

2. You are a registered PhD student (full-time or part-time)

3. You are a member of the British Society of Criminology


How to apply

To apply for a bursary you must submit:

  1. Your completed bursary application form
  2. Your completed abstract
  3. A letter of support from your PhD supervisor on institutional headed paper (or from an institutional email address). This should also confirm that you are a registered PhD student and indicate your year of study.

Bursary Guidance and Application Form 2021 (Opens as a Word Document)

Please send ALL THREE documents together by email to Grace Gallacher (Chair of the British Society of Criminology Postgraduate Committee) at Email:

Please make it clear in the subject line that it is a bursary application form.

The deadline for applications is  June 14, 2021 at midnight.

For further details on the bursary application process, please read the application notes guidance carefully.