Lilian Elizabeth Bowmaker Bursary

Deadline for applications: Nomination for this Prize cannot be accepted for the 2014-15 Academic Year

All students are eligible to apply for this award.

This Bursary may be awarded annually to enable a student to attend the British Science Festival organised by the British Science Association, with all fees and expenses (travel expenses UK only) of attending the meeting paid.

The British Science Festival is one of the UK's biggest science festivals. It attracts many scientists and science communicators from home and abroad to reveal the latest developments in research to a general audience.

The British Science Festival is visiting Aberdeen in 2012. Further details of the Festival can be found here from mid-March.

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Students should make written applications for the Bursary stating their reasons for wishing to attend the British Science Festival together with a letter of reference from a member of the academic staff.

Applications should include:

  • Name, ID number and email address
  • Department
  • Programme
  • How you feel that you will benefit from attending the festival both academically and personally
  • A supporting academic reference from your Personal Tutor or Head of Department (please obtain and submit with application).

Both applications and academic references must be submitted by the deadline. Any recieved after the deadline will be disregarded.

Applications should be sent by email to