Travel Bursary Fund

The Travel Bursary Fund is now closed for the academic year 17/18.

The Data Science Institute invites applications to its Travel Bursary Fund

The purpose of the fund is to assist researchers working in data science with travel and subsistence costs related to data science activities of up to £2000 for the following: 

  • Conference fees & associated travel and subsistence expenses. Applicant applying for funding to support conference attendance must be presenting a paper & the conference must be of sufficient standing in the data science community.  
  • Visiting Scholar schemes (for external visitors coming to Manchester or for visits from Manchester-based researchers to other centres).
  • Attendance at Summer Schools.

The maximum amount that can be bid for is £2000.

The Data Science Institute will prioritise applications from Junior Researchers. 

PLEASE NOTE: Applications from students and PDRAs should be submitted with a letter of support from their supervisor.

Applications for the DSI Travel Bursary Fund must be made by completing the Application Form & submitting to

Applications will then be reviewed by selected members of the DSI Management Board.