Urban Studies Foundation Seminar Series Competition

Deadline: 14 September 2018
Open to: academics working in any country
Grant: GBP 20,000


Urban Studies Foundation Seminar Series Competition has been arranged with a view to promoting the generation of internationally excellent research in all areas of urban studies.

The main objective of the USF is to provide significant grant funding and support to individuals and institutions engaged in the advancement of groundbreaking postgraduate urban academic research and education.


  • The proposal should be of international interest in terms of its coverage and scope;
  • Each series must propose at least two separate events in one or more different institutions;
  • The proposal should be capable of generating scholarly debate and dialogue that is compelling, significant, and contribute to publications of world standard.


6 to 8 seminar series will get a monetary support up to a maximum of GBP 20,000 in each case.

How to apply?

In order to apply, please fill the application form.

Applicants should send their completed application forms and supporting documents to Joe Shaw ([email protected]) before the competition deadline 14th September 2018.

For more information, please visit the official web page.