Volcanic & Magmatic Studies Group: Student Bursaries

The Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group

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Grant amount: Up to £500

Next deadline: Jun 1, 2020 3:59pm PDT

Later deadlines: Dec 1, 2020

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student Graduate Student

Funding uses: Conference, Research

Location of project: United Kingdom

Location of residency: United Kingdom

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The Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group (VMSG) is a joint specialist group of both the Mineralogical Society of Great Britain & Ireland and the Geological Society of London. The group, started in 1963-4, provides a focus for UK study of magmatic processes and volcanology through organisation and sponsorship of scientific meetings and fieldtrips. In particular, we organise an annual thematic and research in progress meeting, hosted at a UK based university venue.

Student Bursaries

The Volcanic and Magmatic Studies Group awards bursaries for student researchers from the VMSG community. We welcome applications for travel funding to assist doctoral reseachers who wish to present their work at a conference/workshop or carry out fieldwork for their research.

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


  • The bursary schemes are intended to support students who are active members of the VMSG community.
  • To be eligible for an award, you must be a research student, must have presented (talk or poster) at a VMSG annual meeting, and have not been previously awarded monies from the scheme.