English Local History Bursaries
Maintenance bursaries of between £5,000 and £7,500 are available to promising future postgraduates due to the generosity of the Hoskins Duffield Fund in the Centre for English Local History.
The Friends offer substantial bursaries for the MA in English Local History and Family History. Students may apply for support to cover a wide range of expenses, including travel and accommodation on field trips, archival visits, conferences, books and fees. Find out more about the Friends of the Centre for English Local History.
The Professor Phil Batman Family History Prize (current value approximately £1000) will be awarded for outstanding work on any aspect of the history of the family undertaken during each academic year at the University of Leicester.
The Centre also administers an essay competition for the annual John Nichols Prize, an award of £100 for the best work of up to 20,000 words on a local history topic.
The Centre for English Local History are also able to offer financial aid to students who are studying for a postgraduate degree in English Local History.