SICSA Research Scholar

SICSA can provide funding for PhD students currently studying Informatics and Computing Science within a SICSA institution to undertake studies and/or research via Summer/Winter Schools attendance and/or research visits.  These can be conducted in person or online. 

If you are completing an informatics or computer science PhD in a SICSA department then you are eligible to apply.

Key Facts

  • Up to £500 towards the registration & accommodation costs of the school OR online subscription costs.  Please note we cannot reimburse accommodation expenses for AirBnB costs.  Please use an alternative accommodation company.
  • Travel is not eligible and must be met your home University or another source
  • Visits must align with your research area & should offer opportunities for further collaborations
  • All applications must be supported by a statement from your supervisor

Funding Call Deadline

  • Proposals can be submitted at any time

Application Process

  • Read the SICSA Research Scholar Guidelines
  • Complete the SICSA Research Scholarship Proposal
  • Arrange for your supervisor to complete the supporting statement section on the Proposal
  • Email your completed proposal to

SICSA Research Scholar Application Form.

SICSA Research Scholar Guidelines. 

*Please note that our Research Scholar Funding programme has currently closed. It will open again at the beginning of August 2024.