Research Grants, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain (SAHGB)
- building survey
- conference attendance
Research grants may not cover:
- maintenance at home
- purchase of books or equipment
- secretarial help
- The applicant must be intending to publish the results of his or her research or to present them at an academic conference
- The application must say why the research should be funded – what is new?
- Priority will be given to first-time applicants
- No-one can receive more than two grants of the same type
- Priority will be given to applicants resident in the United Kingdom or working on the history of the architecture of the United Kingdom, or any part of it
- Priority will be given to postgraduate students and those within five years of completing a postgraduate degree
- The grant must be acknowledged in the resulting publication or thesis
- A grant will frequently be only a contribution towards the applicant’s costs
- All grants are made and payable in sterling
Individual awards do not normally exceed £500, but in exceptional circumstances can be up to £1,000. Receipts are required before payment is made.
To apply, email a CV, a project outline, a detailed costs estimate and projected start/finish dates to the Secretary by 15 April and 15 Oct; you should also ask two referees to send letters of support to the Secretary by these dates.
The Society wishes to thank the late Margaret Ramsden and other donors; grants for research into C16 & C17 architectural history are made in memory of the late Annabel Ricketts.