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Early Career Study Visit Scheme

Formerly known as the Postdoctoral Study Visit Scheme, this Research Board scheme provides grants to enable early career researchers and lecturers to undertake a study visit to another institution.

The scheme is aimed at supporting postdoctoral researchers and lecturers to acquire skills directly relevant to their research/lecturing.

The applicant must be employed at a UK institution as a postdoctoral researcher/lecturer and be within eight years of the completion of their doctoral research degree in psychology.

All applicants must be a member of the British Psychological Society.

Six awards, two in each of the following categories, are available each year:

  • Up to £500 to visit an institution in the UK
  • Up to £800 to visit an institution in Europe
  • Up to £1200 to visit an institution elsewhere in the world

How to Apply

The following documentation should be sent to the Society:

  • an application form
  • a supporting statement from the applicant’s Head of Department
  • a supporting statement from the proposed host institution
  • a copy of the applicant’s current CV

To request an application form please email [email protected]

Applications are now open.

All applications must be received by the 28th of June 2019.

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