The Colin Matthew Fund, Travel Awards for Historical Research

Applications are invited to the Colin Matthew Fund, for small grants to support travel for the purposes of research.  The grants are intended to support research for a thesis on an historical topic: applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students at the University.

The Committee for the Fund hopes to make a number of awards up to a total value of £5,000: the maximum value of an individual award will be £500.

To apply for the Colin Matthew Fund, please complete the form below by Friday of Fourth Week of Trinity Term, 19 May 2017Applicants are asked to ensure that their tutor or supervisor writes a letter in support of their application by the same date.

Applicants will be informed of the outcome before the end of Trinity Term.

The Colin Matthew Fund Application Form

  • Applications cannot be considered without a supporting statement from an Academic Referee. When submitting this form, Referees will be contacted to request their supporting statements. However, it is the Applicant's responsibility to ensure that Referees provide their references by 5pm Friday, 4th Week of Trinity Term, failure to do so will result in the application not being considered.