Next Conference Funding Deadlines

Please check this page later in the year for 2023-24 funding deadlines. 

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Conference Funding


You must:

  • be currently enrolled as a student at Imperial College London; 
  • have been invited to present your work at a conference;
  • submit at least two months prior to the start date of the conference.


  • Medical students: you may not apply if the work relates to an elective you have undertaken
  • Previous awardees: you may not apply to the Trust if you have received a conference grant in the past, unless the conference relates to a higher/different degree you are now taking at the College.  (Medical students who have previously been awarded a grant for a conference relating to their MBBS may not apply for another grant relating to their intercalated BSc or vice versa).


  1. Complete the Imperial College Trust Conference funding application. You will be asked to attach evidence from the conference organisers confirming you have been invited to present your work. 
  2. Your supervisor will need to provide a letter of support for your application. They will be emailed a link to submit this once you have completed your application.
  3. Applicants will be notified of the outcome as soon as the Trustees have reached their decision (usually two to three weeks after the application deadline  - 2023-24 deadlines to be confirmed later in the year).

It is the applicant's responsibility to abide by the above requirements. If you have any questions relating to your application, please contact

Deadlines for the 2023-24 are yet to be confirmed but applications remain open. Please note, you will need to be an enrolled student at the time of the funding deadline in order for your application to be considered. Please check back for 2023-24 funding deadlines at the end of September. 

Late/incomplete applications will not be considered.

Limits on funding

  • The IC Trust will fund a maximum of £400 per student per degree programme.
  • Supervisors are requested to limit the number of applications supported for the same conference.
  • Supervisors recommending more than one student for the same conference may be asked to contribute funds from other sources.

Student-led Project Funding


Any student-led project which has a voluntary/charitable aim.

Please note: the Student-Led Project must be an existing group affiliated to Imperial College Union.  Current projects can be viewed on the Activities A to Z.


  1. Read the Imperial College Union Application Guidelines - SLARB Guidelines‌‌;  
  2. Contact the Student Activities Team ( to discuss your application;
  3. Submit a venture proposal to the Union for consideration by the Student-Led Activity Review Board (SLARB);
  4. Download and complete the Student-Led Projects Application Form.

Proposal Deadline:  2 April 2021
Application Deadline:  11 June 2021

The Trustees will only consider applications for Student-Led Projects using the Student-Led Project Application Form following approval from Imperial College Union. 

Limits on funding

Due to funding constraints it is unlikely that more than £2,000 will be awarded per project.