Details for November 2016 round

This award is for “established early career scholars to actively engage in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through the organisation of events, training, and mentoring activities for a wide range of other early career researchers.” It is not for new research activity.

It is expected that 35 awards will be given with a value of up to £15,000 each. The award is held for 12 months. 

Scheme: British Academy Rising Star Engagements Awards

Deadline: 30th November 2016 (scheme opens: 20th October 2016)

Amount: Up to £15,000

Eligibility: Applicants must be an early career scholar within 10 years of the award of their doctorate, and ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. Applicants are also required to have a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) champion their candidacy. The FBA Champion’s support is an endorsement of both the applicant and the proposed  project. The Academy is unable to assist applicants in procuring an FBA Champion. 

Information about previous awards granted is available on the British Academy website.

How to apply: You must apply online using the British Academy's electronic grant application system eGap2


Law Faculty deadline for initial expression of interest2 October 2016 (-20)
Law Faculty deadline for first draft for review9 November 2016 (-15)
Research services deadline23 November 2016 (-5)
Funder deadline30 November 2016

Please visit The British Academy website for more details.