BESA Conference 2017 /  Student Bursaries

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:
  1. Clarity of abstract (clear aims and objectives of the paper)
  2. Use of relevant literature
  3. Clarity of ethical considerations
  4. Consistency of logic and argument
  5. Quality of conclusions and implications
  6. 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.

Download the BESA Conference 2017 Student Bursary Offer (PDF, 107KB)