Any student who does not have access to funding from an employer is able to apply for a BESA bursary which funds attendance at the BESA Early Careers Conference and the following BESA Conference 28th – 30th June 2017. The bursary also includes BESA membership for the following year.
Bursaries will be given to students under the following criteria/conditions:
- Students MUST present their work in the annual conference;
- Students MUST attend the preconference event for the early career researchers;
- The topic of the presentation MUST be relevant to the theme/themes of the conference under the following criteria:
- Clarity of abstract (clear aims and objectives of the paper)
- Use of relevant literature
- Clarity of ethical considerations
- Consistency of logic and argument
- Quality of conclusions and implications
- Contribution to the field of education studies
- Students should meet the dead line for submission of abstracts. All submitted abstracts will be considered anonymously during the review process;
- Students with bursaries should attend all conference sessions;
- Students with bursaries should attend the AGM in the first day of the conference;
- Bursary covers only the full conference fee (conference fee, membership, accommodation and dinner) and not travelling expenses;
- Students will normally be given maximum of three bursaries for attendance to conference during their period of study but not in consecutive years.