Award: £2000, plus travel to and accommodation at the BSSH annual conference (up to £500)
Duration: 12 months, to run from 1 January to 31 December
Deadline: 1 November (5pm)
Purpose of the award:
One grants will be awarded annually to an early career researcher who has submitted their PhD but is yet to secure a full-time academic post. The aim is to assist with the transition into post-doctoral employment by making a contribution towards living, research and other costs for a 12-month period after completion of the PhD.
Funding may be used to cover day-to-day living costs, childcare costs, research trips, attendance at the conferences or any other activities which are relevant to career progression.
Please note that the money will be released in two instalments, in January and immediately following the BSSH's annual conference (usually late August). BSSH reserve the right to withhold the second instalment in the event that the candidate is not making sufficient progress or engaging satisfactorily with the BSSH. The decision of the BSSH Board of Trustees is final in this matter.
How to apply:
Candidates will be informed of a decision by 20 December.
The Board reserves the right to not award the grant if no suitable applications are received.
The successful candidate will: