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Sections Meetings and Events Support Fund

We welcome applications for funding between £100-£1000 to support Section virtual meetings or events.

These include (but are not limited to) enhancing existing meetings (e.g. international speaker expenses, virtual meeting software, networking tools, meeting materials) or fully supporting a new research meeting or workshop.

The fund is flexible to help our Sections to advance research, develop networks, foster the next generation of researchers and champion psychology via virtual means during the Covid-19 pandemic.

You may submit an application at any time.

Please ensure you submit an application in plenty of time ahead of your event/meeting.

Please also allow at least 2 weeks for us to consider it.

How to apply:

In order for us to consider an application, please note the following conditions:

  • The virtual event/meeting must be supported by the Section Committee
  • The virtual event/meeting must include a range of participants, or be aimed at a broad audience, including postgraduate and early career psychologists
  • You must fully complete and send an application form

You must provide the following information:

  • Title of the event/meeting
  • The amount of money requested and an estimated breakdown of expenses
  • Details of any other sources of funding (e.g. the Department, own income, Research Council, other organisation etc.)
  • A supporting narrative statement of no more than 500 words, detailing how the project advances research, develops networks, fosters the next generation of researchers and champions psychology

The narrative should also outline any legacy of the event and address accessibility and sustainability.


If your application is successful, we will pay the funds directly into to your Network account.

You must ensure that this is allocated in accordance with the breakdown of expenses set out in the application.

End of Grant Report:

The Section must provide the Board with an end of event/meeting report no more than 3 months after completion of the meeting/event.

Any questions please contact [email protected]

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