The British Academy has a number of special funds, from which grants are made for particular and restricted purposes. The majority of these funds are administered through the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme.
Ancient Persia Fund
For the study of Iranian or Central Asian studies in the pre-Islamic period
British Accounting and Finance Association
For research into Accounting and Finance, broadly interpreted to cover all aspects of historical and contemporary research on relevant subjects
Elisabeth Barker Fund
For studies in recent European history, particularly the history of Central and Eastern Europe
Elie Kedourie Memorial Fund
For the study of Middle Eastern and Modern European History, and the History of Political Thought
To promote the advancement and research of marine and maritime archaeology.
44th International Congress of Americanists Fund
For travel costs relating to Latin American studies
Journal of Moral Education Trust
Research in the fields of moral education, moral psychology, moral philosophy and ethics, Civics and citizenship education and subjects bearing on our understanding of how human beings engage or disengage with moral life.
Modern Humanities Research Association (MHRA)
For research projects in modern languages other than English
Neil Ker Memorial Fund
For the study of Western medieval manuscripts. More details on the Neil Ker Memorial Fund can be found here.
Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain
Research in philosophy brought to bear on educational questions and issues.
Sino-British Fellowship Trust
For individual or co-operative research projects in Britain or China
Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust Fund
For travel costs relating to a research project (particularly aimed at recent postdoctoral scholars)
Society for the Advancement of Management Studies
For the support of research in Management and Business Studies
Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund
For research on the antiquities, historical geography, early history, or arts of India, China, and Iran, including Central Asia. More details on the Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund can be found here.
Taiwan Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
For co-funded collaborative grants between scholars in the UK and in Taiwan in any field of the humanities or social sciences