The British Society for the History of Science (BSHS)

The British Society for the History of Science

Grants

The British Society for the History of Science operates the following grants schemes:

  • Master’s Degree Bursaries: bursaries of £1,000 to support students taking taught Master’s courses in the history of science or technology. Non-members of the Society are eligible. Deadline: 30 September each year.
  • Research Grants: small grants for specific research purposes, from £50 to £500. There are two cycles per year. Only members of the Society are eligible. Deadlines: 30 September and 31 March each year.
  • Butler-Eyles Travel Grants: grants of up to £100 to assist with the travel costs of attending a BSHS conference. This grant is open to independent scholars and student members of the Society only. There are multiple cycles: candidates should apply by the registration deadline for the relevant conference.
  • Special Projects Grants: grants, usually from £50 to £1500 in value, to fund ‘special projects’ which promote the general aims of the BSHS. There are two cycles per year. Only members of the Society are eligible. Deadlines: 30 September and 31 March each year.
  • Care Grants: grants of up to £100 towards delegates’ care arrangements during the BSHS Annual Conference.
  • Conference Grants: a grant of up to £2000 along with administrative assistance to organise a a BSHS conference on any aspect of the history of science broadly conceived, in the absence of an annual conference in 2012 and 2013. Only members of the Society are eligible. The BSHS Programmes Committee will start viewing proposals from 30th July 2012/
  • 3 Societies Conference Travel Fund: grants of up to £750 to cover the cost of travelling to the meeting.

The Society also supports the organisation of conferences and events, but not through these grants schemes. For more details of the support available to conference organisers, see BSHS Support for Events and also our main Conferences and Outreach pages.

For examples of the work supported by these awards, see details of the grants given by the BSHS in 2011; or a grant report from 2013.

All applications should be sent  to office@bshs.org.uk

Page optimized by WP Minify WordPress Plugin