Funding for student initiatives

Welcome to the PPLS Student Initiative Fund

This fund is open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students studying degrees owned by the School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences (PPLS).

You can apply for funding towards an event or initiative that will benefit your student community, including public engagement: schools, community groups, charities etc. Your event could be for an in-person or online event, meet up, or digital project. If you have secured funding from elsewhere, you can also apply for match funding.

  • Set up a conference
  • Host a speaker
  • A writing retreat
  • Organised an event
  • Facilitate collaboration
  • Sports or cultural events
  • Community engagement initiatives
  • Networking 
  • Attending an external training/knowledge workshop, conference or event

We welcome your ideas!

Download the Event Planning Guide at the University of Edinburgh


Please complete an application form and return it to Student Support & Enhancement

Student Support & Enhancement


Recent student events include:

  • Undergraduate Linguistics Association of Britain (ULAB) 2018
    • 10 undergraduate students organised the sell-out conference, which welcomed over 120 attendees from 24 institutions across the world.