Study awards for graduates of the University of Edinburgh who are also a former student of George Watson's College.
These research awards are for people who, because of their circumstances, would not normally be able to able to give up their usual work.
The Administering Board of the Kerr-Fry Bequest invites applications for these awards for the academic year 2016-2017. They are tenable from September 2016, from persons wishing to undertake research or experimental work in the area of their choice.
Preference is given to applicants who are:
Applicants may find it useful to read the selection criteria used by the Selection Committee when considering applications.
Previous successful applications have undertaken a wide variety of projects. Studying for formal qualifications has been a popular use of awards, but in the spirit of the bequest the Administering Board would like to encourage applications that are less formally educative.
Past examples of such funded projects are :
A Selection Committee will meet in May to select the award holders. The winners of the award will be announced in late May 2016.
Successful candidates will be asked to submit a report to the Kerr-Fry Administering Board the year following receipt of their award.
Current award holders are asked to submit their report by 1 April 2017 at the very latest. The Report Submission Form can be completed online.