Financial Help


PopGroup 57 aims to promote diversity in our disciplinary fields. In line with this objective, there are a few available bursaries to financially support attendees to PopGrop in St. Andrews, Scotland from January 8th-10th 2024. Applicants should be Undergraduate, Masters or PhD students from minority groups that have been underrepresented and/or historically unacknowledged in the natural sciences (which include, but are not limited to, Black, Asian and/or other ethnic minorities, as well as LGBT+, people with disabilities and/or other disadvantaged groups).

Successful applications will receive £300 which could be used for registration fees, as well as travel and accommodation costs.

Please send an application, no longer than 150 words, that includes:

• Name, institution and career stage of the applicant

• An explanation of how attendance at the conference: 1) improves equal opportunities and 2) will further the applicant’s professional goals

Please submit the application as a single PDF file by email to with the subject line BURSARY APPLICATION by November 10th 2023.


The Genetics Society have graciously provided us with some funding to help with childare. If you are a member of GS, we would strongly encourage you to apply for the Carers Award using the link below.

If you are not, please contact us otherwise with your situation for alternative support.