British Society for the History of Science: Master’s Degree Bursaries

The British Society for the History of Science

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Deadline: Jun 15, 2021

Grant amount: £4,000

Fields of work: History Of Science

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Ireland, United Kingdom

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The BSHS is very pleased to announce a competition to support students taking a master’s degree in the history of science, technology or medicine.

In addition to the bursary, the successful applicants will receive a year’s free membership of the BSHS and a free registration at the BSHS postgraduate conference in January. Grants will be paid by bank transfer at the start of the agreed award period. 

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • Applicants must have a confirmed place on a master’s programme in the United Kingdom or the Republic of Ireland.
  • Those studying for research-based master’s degrees are eligible to apply.
  • There is no nationality requirement for applicants.
  • There is no age limit.
  • Non-members of the Society are welcome to apply but successful applicants will be asked to join the society.


  • PhD students nominally registered for MPhil (or similar) provisionally pending upgrade to PhD registration are ineligible to apply.
  • Those who have been given full studentships from other funding sources will not be eligible for these bursaries.