Undergraduate Dissertation Archive Grants 2016

Are you an undergraduate student writing a dissertation on a topic in the history of science, technology and medicine? Do you need to visit an archive as part of your research? If so, then why not apply for one of our OEC archive grants? These awards, of up to £250, are specifically designed to cover travel, or similar costs, associated with archival visits. Please send a completed application form and address all enquiries  to [email protected]. Grant recipients will be invited to write a short account of their most exciting archival find for the BSHS magazine, Viewpoint.

The deadline for applications is 4pm on Friday 5th February 2016.

Successful applicants will be notified by Friday 4th March 2016.


Project Grants

The British Society for the History of Science Outreach and Education Committee offers grants of up to £200 to support education and outreach projects in the history of science. We are keen to encourage projects that engage with the history of science, technology and medicine in new and exciting ways and are applicable to their intended audiences. For ideas and information on successful projects that have been supported by the committee please see the projects section of our website. Please download the application form and send your completed form and all queries to [email protected]. There is no specific deadline for applications.


Previous OEC grant initiatives have supported graduate students, independent scholars, and innovative teaching.