The Vronwy Hankey Memorial Fund for Aegean Studies

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The Vronwy Hankey Memorial Fund for Aegean Studies has been funded by gifts to the School’s Appeal in memory of Vronwy Hankey and her husband Henry. Grants, which are unlikely to be more than £1000, are available for the expenses (including, but not limited to, attending conferences to present papers, photography, and travel to museums and sites) involved in research in the prehistory of the Aegean and its connections with the East Mediterranean.

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The Knossos Research Fund

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Inaugurated by a generous donation from the Institute for Aegean Prehistory to the British School at Athens Appeal and augmented by further donations, the Knossos Research Fund promotes research into, and knowledge of, Knossos in all aspects and across all periods, through supporting specific projects and contributing to the infrastructure at Knossos for research. Suitable topics for grants include, but are not limited to, the following: Study for publication of unpublished excavations and fieldwork at Knossos, including those of Evans; other museum-based study for research and publication; new fieldwork projects, major and minor, including those that contribute to knowledge of the city and settlement of Knossos in all its phases, and to the long-term safeguarding of the archaeological resources of the Knossos valley; the maintenance and enhancement of the research facilities at Knossos, to ensure a good working environment for all scholars. Applications may be submitted at any time. Please send an application (not exceeding two pages) under the following headings to the School Administrator: 1. Name(s) and address(es) of applicant(s) 2. Title of project 3. Description of project (maximum 500 words) 4. Budget (outline of [total] expenditure) 5. Sum applied for from the Knossos Research Fund, and for what specific purpose 6. Relevant grants (already received/pending) for this or related work 7. Plans for publication. Successful applicants must submit a short report by the end of the following October.

The Knossos Donated Fund

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The Knossos Donated Fund of the British School at Athens, with the generous support of anonymous donations, promotes research into prehistoric Knossos (i.e. before 776 BC) by making grants towards the expenses of research projects. Those that involve the study and publication of unpublished excavations at Knossos, including those of Sir Arthur Evans, will be especially welcome. The Fund does not support current fieldwork. Grants are unlikely to exceed £800 in any year. There is no standard application form but please follow the instructions below. Recipients of awards must have been admitted as members of the School before receiving their grants, and are normally expected to stay in the Taverna. Applications may be submitted at any time. Please set out your application clearly in no more than two pages under the following headings and submit it as an email attachment to the School Administrator: 1. Name(s) and address(es) of applicant(s) 2. Title of project 3. Description of project (maximum 500 words) 4. Budget (outline of [total] expenditure) 5. Sum applied for from the Knossos Donated Fund, and for what specific purpose 6. Relevant grants (already received/pending) for this or related work 7. Plans for publication. Successful applicants must submit a report on their work by end of the following October.

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