The Chancellor's Fund

The Chancellor’s Fund assists PhD and Masters Students to meet expenditure relating to their specific area of research, up to a total disbursement of £5000 maximum.

The Chancellor's Fund


Through a generous gift from Lord Cullen, The Chancellor’s Fund is designed to assist PhD and Masters Students to meet expenditure relating to their specific area of research, such as expenditure on travel, conferences and networking opportunities. This is for funding in support of travel, training, conferences and networking opportunities relating to the applicant's specific area of research.

The Fund provides a total annual disbursement of up to £5000.

Find out more: Abertay Chancellor Bestows Postgraduate Student Fund 


To be considered for this award applicants must meet all of the following criteria:

How to Apply 

Applications must be submitted with the supporting evidence detailed below.

Please read The Chancellor's Fund Guidance document (PDF) for the full details before you apply.

Please find the application form attached here.

Return completed application forms by email to You will receive an email response to confirm receipt.  

Award Conditions

Applicants must be willing and able to meet the following award conditions if successful:


Applications must be submitted a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the event date.

All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application by email at the earliest opportunity.

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