The British Association for Islamic Studies will be offering up to ten bursaries for doctoral students whose papers have been accepted as part of the 2024 Annual Conference programme.

Bursaries include full conference fees and a £100 contribution towards travel and accommodation.

If you are a doctoral student and your abstract has been accepted for BRAIS 2024, you might be eligible to apply for a conference bursary. To apply, you will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Applicants must be in their second year or higher of their PhD programme
  • Applicants should provide a formal statement of support from their supervisor
  • Applicants’ papers must have been accepted for the BRAIS 2024 conference

If you would like to apply for a student bursary, please complete the online form by CLICKING HERE.

Please note, the application process is administered by our Management Hub at the Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh.

Please submit your application by 5pm GMT on Friday 8 March 2024. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Your supervisor will need to submit their statement of support directly to BRAIS via email before the 8 March deadline. Statements of support should be emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications will be considered by the BRAIS Conference Committee and bursaries will be awarded based on the excellence of the abstract, quality and originality of the research and the potential for subsequent research.

If you have any questions about conference bursaries, please do not hesitate to contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..