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Department of Social Anthropology


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The Social Anthropology Department offers funding for publications and conferences through the following funds:

The Fortes Fund for publications  
The Henry Ling Roth Conference Fund for attending conferences
School of Humanities and Social Sciences Researcher Development Fund for organising a conference or workshop

PhD students in receipt of a Cambridge Trust Scholarship can make one application to the Cambridge Trust for funding towards a conference up to a maximum of £500. Retrospective applications and applications for conferences taking place during a fourth year of study cannot be considered.  Applications should be made using the Trust’s application form.

The Smuts Memorial Fund considers applications for a maximum of £500 for funding towards participating in a conference (in the UK). The deadlines are 1 October, 1 March and 1 May.

Other publications and conference funding schemes can be searched through the Cambridge Funding Search and the Research Professional funding database.