BA Rising Star Engagement Awards

The British Academy’s Rising Star Engagement Awards (BARSEAs) were designed to enable established early career academics 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.
Discontinued
Early-career
12 months

Unfortunately, this funding programme is no longer running. Information for the previous round will be kept online for reference only.

The British Academy’s Rising Star Engagement Awards (BARSEAs) were designed to enable established early career academics 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. 

Eligibility

Applications were invited from early career scholars within 10 years of the award of their doctorate, and ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. Candidates must have been able to demonstrate their academic credentials to be leaders in research through suitable marks of esteem awarded prior to the  submission of the application. Applicants were required to have a Fellow of the British Academy (FBA) champion their candidacy. The FBA Champion’s support was an endorsement of both the applicant and the proposed project.

Number of awards

Approximately 25 awards were made each year.

Award value

Up to £15,000.

Award length

Awards are held for a 12 month period.

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