Bursaries

BERA currently runs a number of awards and bursaries in conjunction with the Annual Conference. BERA is keen to provide financial help to assist with their attendance at the conference.

BERA STUDENT BURSARIES

Successful bursary applicants will be awarded a complimentary place at the BERA Annual Conference. Full and part time students are eligible to apply; proof of status required. Students must have submitted an abstract for the conference, be a BERA Member and not received support from BERA in the last three years. Please click here to apply. Deadline 26th February 2019.

BERA TEACHER/PRACTITIONER/INDEPENDENT RESEARCHERS BURSARIES

Successful bursary applicants will be awarded a complimentary place at the BERA Annual Conference. All applicants must have submitted an abstract for the conference and not received support from BERA in the last three years. Please click here to apply. Deadline 26th February 2019.

BERA REFUGEE BURSARIES

BERA has now launched this new bursary for anyone working in the UK, with a refugee status (proof required) and not received support from BERA in the last three years. Successful bursary applicants will be awarded a complimentary place at the BERA Annual Conference and up to £500 towards travel. Three night’s accommodation will be booked for you at the official conference hotel. Please click here to apply. Deadline 26th February 2019.

BERA INTERNATIONAL BURSARIES

Bursaries are available to individuals made up from the 84 countries classified as low income or lower-middle income as specified by the World Bank. Applicants must not have received support from BERA in the last three years. Successful bursary applicants will be awarded a complimentary place at the BERA Annual Conference, 3 night’s accommodation (at the official conference hotel) and funds towards travel up to £1000. Please click here to apply. Deadline 26th February 2019.

BERA INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION BURSARIES

These awards are designed to support innovative and outstanding collaborative educational research that teams a UK-based researcher with an international counterpart. Applicants must not have received support from BERA in the last three years. The award supports the presentation of that research at the BERA Conference. Successful bursary applicants will be awarded a complimentary place at the BERA Annual Conference, 3 night’s accommodation (at the official conference hotel) and funds towards travel up to £1000, this is the to international applicant only. Please click here to apply. Deadline 26th February 2019.

ACCESS BURSARIES FOR ACCEPTED ABSTRACTS

The Conference and Event Committee have created a small fund for open to any UK based students, practitioners/teachers or independent researchers who has had their abstract selected for the BERA Annual Conference and have not received other BERA awards in the last three years.  The bursary will provide a contribution towards travel and accommodation to the Conference. Applicants must be a BERA member. BERA will reimburse (pre-conference) standard class travel and single occupancy accommodation booked at least 8 weeks in advance (up to a total of £500). 

Applications will open after authors are notified of the outcome their submissions.  

Key Dates

31st january 2019

Abstract submission deadline

26th february 2019

Bursary application deadline

20th march 2019

Authors notified of outcome of submission

1st May 2019

Early bird deadline for registration

1st may 2019

All presenting authors to be registered

23rd may 2019

Authors notified of date and time of presentation

21st august 2019

Deadline for all ATTENDING delegates to register online at the standard registration rates

Contact

Email: conference@bera.ac.uk

Phone: +44 (0)207 331 5217