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QRSE EDI Conference Grant


The purpose of the QRSE Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Conference Grant is to support students who self-identify as belonging to a group underrepresented in research and higher education to attend and present at QRSE conferences.



  • Student applicants must self-identify as belonging to a group underrepresented in research and higher education.

  • Be currently enrolled in a full-time PhD programme (and still be enrolled at the time of the upcoming QRSE conference), or accepted into a PhD programme to start the year of the conference (e.g., Sept/Oct 2024 start for QRSE2024).

  • The student’s PhD supervisor must also sign the application form and attest to the student’s eligibility and the financial need for this grant to attend the conference

The recipients of the QRSE EDI Conference Grant will be provided with:

  • QRSE2024 conference registration (QRSEsoc student early bird fee > students must register by 30th April).

  • 4 night designated University of Bath accommodation for QRSE 2024 on campus (From Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August).

  • One year’s QRSEsoc student membership.


Application Submission Procedure
Applications for the QRSE EDI Conference Grant should be emailed to the QRSEsoc Executive Committee at by 1st March 2024.

Only completed applications sent by the specified date and time will be reviewed by the committee.

Please note: you will also need to submit your abstract via the conference submission portal

Grant Outcome

Eligible applications will be randomly selected to receive the grant. Students will be notified of the results via email by 1st April 2024.

Information will be made available about the number of students supported through the QRSE EDI Conference Grant. However, personal identifying information regarding applicants and recipients of this grant will not be made public.

Please download the QRSE EDI Conference Grant Application form here


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