Funding for Current Postgraduate Researchers

There are several funding options in place to help support your research while at the University of Exeter.

Alternative Funding Guide

The Alternative Funding Guide can help you find alternative sources of funding-especially charities - which can make awards to any student regardless of subject, or nationality.

Fund for International Student Hardship (FISH)

Fund for International Student Hardship (FISH) has been established for the alleviation of emergency financial hardship suffered by international students of the University of Exeter. 

Guild Advice Unit

At the Guild Advice Unit we are here to help you if you experience financial difficulties during your course. 

GW4 Travel Bursaries

GW4 Travel bursaries are now available to GW4 PGRs who want to take advantage of GW4 Treasures or Shared Equipment!

Hardship and Retention Fund

The Hardship and Retention Fund is funds available each year to assis students who need extra finanical support because

Researcher led-Initiative awards
Our annual Researcher-led Initiative awards are available for both ECRs and PGRs to apply for funding design, manage and deliver local training and development in order to meet specific needs. Find out more about previous RLI award winners.