Prizes and Bursaries for History

The purpose of a Scouloudi publication award is to subsidise a portion of the cost of publishing a scholarly book or article, or an issue of a learned journal in the field of history, either in hard copy or through electronic publication. Please note that we also offer separate Scouloudi research awards, which are intended to cover relevant research expenses. Publication awards and research awards have separate application forms; please ensure that you are completing the correct one. If you are in any doubt as to which of the two funds you should apply to, please contact IHR.Fellowships@sas.ac.uk. Applicants should not ask for more than their minimum requirements for the year concerned. Applications for very large sums or for longer periods tend to be self-defeating, as they would absorb too great a proportion of the available annual total. As a guide, individual awards may range between £100 and £1,000. Please do not apply for a subsidy in excess of £1,000 as this will automatically disqualify your application. Awards will not normally be paid until publication is well advanced at final proof stage. The award is then paid to the publisher. If the award is not taken up within two years it will lapse and must be re-applied for if later required.
Purpose of award: 
Publication award
Applications open: 
15 Oct 2017 to 9 Mar 2018
Amount awarded: 
Up to £1,000
The Power and Postan Fund is awarded to eligible Junior Research Fellows of the Institute of Historical Research, on the recommendation of the Director, to support the cost of organizing and hosting colloquia or travel and accommodation costs accrued when conducting research or attending a conference (funds are available for conference attendance – the applicant need not be giving a paper). Up to £6000 will be awarded annually.
Purpose of award: 
Other
Applications open: 
30 Oct 2017 to 31 Dec 2017
Amount awarded: 
A maximum of £250 for personal travel and accommodation / a maximum of £500 per colloquium hosted

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