ESRC Studentship AdviceWatch
Need more help on going postgrad?
However, what any funders will be interested in the practical questions of 'is this project do-able', 'is it worthwhile - does it contribute new knowledge', 'is this student likely to complete on time'. A clearly worked out research proposal that is easy to read, engaging and relevant to current academic interests is what you should be striving for.
Does anyone have any experience applying for ESRC (Economic & Social Research Council) studentships? If so, are there any tips you can give or anything I should be putting in my application to really appeal to their decision making panel?