Time for another funding round-up? I’d say so. Now read on…

Scholarships written in search bar on virtual screen

Closing 24 August! The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) funds the education of talented and aspiring craftspeople through traditional college courses, apprenticeships or one-on-one training with Masters. Find out more and get your application in at https://www.qest.org.uk/

Deadline 27 September! The ESRC and the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) are inviting applications for the UK-Japan Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities Connections grants, aimed at fostering the development of long-term relationships with Japanese researchers in the field of social sciences and humanities (SSH). The overall budget for this call is £1.5 million, with funding up to £50,000 (at 100% non standard fEC) per applicant for a maximum period of 18 months. More info and apply at http://bit.ly/2vvdPgs.

Closing 5 November! The John Crook Scholarship at St John’s College, Cambridge is a fully funded scholarship to enable students who are the first in their family to go to university to study a second degree, either a 1 year Masters/MPhil or a 2 year BA Affiliated Degree. Find out more at http://bit.ly/2nrGNJV.

Meanwhile, over at the University of Lincoln, The School of Pharmacy is delighted (it says here – ed.) to offer four Fee Waiver scholarships (UK/EU only) for its Masters of Science (MSc) by Research Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. This is a fantastic opportunity for postgraduate progression while tuition fees are covered by the School of Pharmacy.

The four available scholarships are for students interested in applying to work on the following research projects:

  • Prevalence of ever user, current user and factors associated with e-cigarette and vaping among university students. Supervisors: Dr. Keivan Ahmadi; Dr. Paul F Grassby. email: KAhmadi@lincoln.ac.uk
  • Design of emulgel drug delivery system of sorbitol derivatives gelators to improve the skin permeability of hydrophilic and hydrophobic drugs. Supervisor: Dr. Tamim Chalati. email: TChalati@lincoln.ac.uk
  • Synthesis and evaluation of water-soluble macrocycles for the recognition, differentiation and sensing of methyllysines. Supervisor Dr Tobias Gruber. email: TGruber@lincoln.ac.uk
  • Chemical and biological studies on antibiotics to Target Bacterial Cell wall Synthesis. Supervisor Dr Ishwar Singh. email: ISingh@lincoln.ac.uk


…and this is just a taster of the stuff that’ll be coming up as the new academic year gets into gear. Follow the blog and you won’t miss out.