FARSIG has a commitment to encourage research and scholarship in financial accounting and reporting. An inherent part of this commitment is to post-doctoral and early career researchers in financial accounting and reporting subject areas. Relevant subjects cover all aspects of financial accounting and reporting.
FARSIG is now inviting post-doctoral/early career researchers in financial accounting and reporting to apply for financial support to help with their on-going research. You should hold a full-time position at a UK university and be within three years of completing your PhD.
The bursary award would be for a maximum of £2,000.
• A statement as to why you are applying for the bursary and any other funding/support.
• Two-page summary of your research, research aims, timescales, and target journal.
o There is no proforma application.
• Clear costings and timelines to support bursary application:
o This would normally be data collection costs, transcription costs or other
direct costs in supporting you with your research data and writing-up;
o Fees and conference attendance are not eligible costs;
o Expenses will only be reimbursed on production of supporting invoices.
• A signed formal letter of support from your department/institution must be provided with the application.
• It is a condition of any bursary award that the recipient is a member of BAFA and will present their research at a future Financial Reporting and Business Communication (FRBC) event –normally within 2 years of the bursary award.
Each application received will be reviewed by members of the FARSIG committee. The committee will determine the final bursary awards and applicants will be informed.
The closing date for applications is 30 May 2021 and all applicants will be informed of the decision by end June 2021.
Applications and letters of support should be emailed as pdf attachments to Diogenis Baboukardos and Fanis Tsoligkas (please copy the email to Ahmed Aboud
The email title should state:
FARSIG post-doctoral/early career bursary application: applicant name
Application Deadline:
Monday, May 10, 2021
Financial Accounting and Reporting Special Interest Group (FARSIG)