Bursaries & Grants

The Society for the Study of Labour History offers financial support to PhD students, post-graduate researchers and independent scholars engaged in postgraduate-level research, as well as to BA and MA students to support archival and library research.

The society also offers financial support for conferences and public events with a focus on labour history.

Find out more about the Research Bursary for PhD students, post-graduate researchers (MA and doctoral) and independent scholars engaged in postgraduate-level research in the field of labour history to fund essential archive or library research that they are unable to undertake due to absence of funds.

Find out more about the SSLH BA/Masters Dissertation Bursary to support archival and library research that will contribute to a dissertation on a labour history topic.

Find out more about financial support for conferences and public events with a focus on labour history. We take a broad view of ‘labour history’ that includes cultural and social aspects as well as political and institutional ones. Applications, for a maximum of £750 per event, are welcome at any time of year.