The ArkLight Travel and Research Awards have been established through the generous contributions to the College by David Arkless, the Founder and Chairman of ArkLight Group.
Up to 5 grants of £250 are awarded annually to Ustinov College postgraduate students to support fieldwork, conference fees, and/or travel to attend conferences, relating to any of the four core themes:
The application cycle for 2020-21 is now CLOSED.
If you have any questions about the application process, please contact the College Administration Co-ordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for an ArkLight Travel and Research Award, complete the form below, and ask your supervisor to submit a supporting letter to the College Administration Co-ordinator on email@example.com
The award panel meets once each term, and decisions are usually communicated within three weeks of the application deadline.
For further information about the application process, please contact the College Administration Co-ordinator on firstname.lastname@example.org
Please click here to access the application form.
The ArkLight Travel and Research Award allowed me to attend the BRISMES annual conference, this year titled under the theme 'Liberation' and a key part of the discipline's calendar. It allowed me to test my formative argument about surveillance and political violence in front of a knowledgeable crowd, and improved my confidence in an idea that I believe could have important implications for human rights research in the future.