From 2024-2029, the BSHP will offer two Predoctoral Scholarly Activity Awards per year. Candidates, who must be predoctoral students, may apply for up to £500 to fund activities related to the history of philosophy, which will support their academic and professional development. Doctoral and postdoctoral candidates should apply under this separate scheme.
Examples of such activities include the cost of travel and accommodation to a specialist library or archive; the cost of travel and accommodation to give a conference paper; the cost of childcare associated with such projects; and, the cost of attending a summer school.
The application deadline is 28 February each year. Membership of the BSHP is not a requirement for applying.
Applicants should complete the form available here and email their application to by the deadline.
Successful applicants must agree to abide by the following rules: