Specialist Advice in Education and Culture



Each year EdmissionUK offer grants to enable a postgraduate student or a final year undergraduate student to attend an academic conference closely related to their studies. We also offer Cultural grants, open to professionals working in the fields of visual or performing arts. Please contact us for further details.


2017 Bursary for Performing Arts - awarded to John Leman Riley

2016 recipient: Harriet Mackenzie


Previous Conference Grant recipients (2012-2016):


Sarah Goldsmith (University of York), Claudia Roscini (University of Greenwich), Daniel Fince-Race, Tom McCormick-Cox (University of Cambridge); Maria Stylianidou (King’s College London) Matthew Freeman (University of Nottingham), Yasaman Sarabi (University of Greenwich).


Emma Pauncefort, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge/University College London:

“I am extremely grateful to EdmissionUK for funding my attendance at a conference which remains at the fore of travel writing scholarship.”


Alex Rodriguez, King’s College London:

“I am very grateful to EdmissionUK for the grant they provided me. The grant enabled me to attend the 14th Postgraduate Colloquium at the Centre for Byzantine, Ottoman and Modern Greek Studies at the University of Birmingham. This is the oldest postgraduate colloquium dedicated to the Byzantine studies in the UK.”


Marjorie Gehrhardt, University of Exeter:

"Thanks to a conference grant awarded by EdmissionUK, I was able to attend a three-day conference in Warsaw on ‘War and Memory: artistic and cultural representations of individual, collective and national memories in twentieth-century Europe at war’.  I would like to thank you very much for your support which has facilitated this important experience.”


Jonathan Durham, University of Warwick:

"I've just returned from a very successful conference at the Sorbonne in Paris, and I'm writing to thank you for your generous grant that made the trip possible in the first place."


Rustem Hayroudinoff (pianist, professor of piano, Royal Academy of Music)


The Fitzwilliam String Quartet:

“We are enormously grateful to EdmissionUK for one of their cultural grants towards our forthcoming CD release of Bruckner’s String Quintet and Quartet. The Fitzwilliam String Quartet.”


We are also delighted to have made donations to the Society for Modern Greek Studies, McCaldin Arts, Funtington Music Group and the Isaiah Berlin Literary Trust.






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Rustem Hayroudinoff

Harriet Mackenzie

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The Fitzwilliam String Quartet

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John Leman Riley