British Academy Special Funds
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
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 support research in the fields of artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies and their potential disruptive impact on trust, sustainability, future talent needs and broader issues relating to organisational or societal transformation.
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
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.
The Trust seeks to fund outstanding scholarship, while maintaining a distinctive role within the research funding landscape.
National Science and Technology Council (NSTC), Taiwan
For co-funded collaborative grants between scholars in the UK and in Taiwan in any field of the humanities or social sciences
For the study of Western medieval manuscripts.
For philosophical research and enquiry into education, as broadly understood.
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)
For the support of research in Management and Business Studies
For research on the antiquities, historical geography, early history, or arts of India, China, and Iran, including Central Asia.