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Department of Social Anthropology


The Richards Fund provides studentships or grants to assist with fieldwork for graduate students registered for a course of field research in the Department of Social Anthropology. The Department interprets this to be for PhD students (whether their first year of training was pre-field training or the MRes) embarking on field research in their second year of study.

Funding awarded is at the discretion of the Trustees.

How to Apply

The applicant should request the application form by e-mailing allowing plenty of time to receive and complete the application form ahead of the deadline.  The deadline for applications is 15 March.

Please note, the Richards Fund has limited has limited resources available and awards are usually in the region of £500 to £2,500.