Three Scholarly Activity Awards of up to £1000 each will be granted per year towards the costs of visiting archives and specialist libraries for research in history of philosophy.
Costs may include travel, accommodation, photocopies, scanning and library membership; obtaining copies of documents from archives and libraries, electronically or by post; and starting or furthering collaboration with other scholars, aimed at publications and/or joint projects.
Please note that we do not support subsistence (meals) through this scheme. We do not accept applications for support to travel to regular conferences.
Precedence may be given to students, unwaged members, and those working in institutions with very limited research budgets.
The application deadline is 31 March each year. Membership of the BSHP is 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: