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 Suitable topics for grants include, but are not limited to, the following: Study for publication of unpublished excavations and fieldwork at Knossos, including those of Evans; other museum-based study for research and publication; new fieldwork projects, major and minor,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. If applicable, they should first obtain permission to study the material in the Stratigraphical Museum at Knossos using the BSA online form at https://www.bsa.ac.uk/application-to-study-at-the-stratigraphical-museum-in-knossos/
The deadline for applications is 31 December of each year. Please send an application not exceeding two pages (using font of size 11 and margins of 1.5 cm minimum), under the following headings to the School Administrator (firstname.lastname@example.org):
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 (maximum 2 pages of text, using font size 11 and margins of 1.5 cm minimum) by the end of the following December. The report must also include a brief financial statement (or table) on how the grant was spent, using the same headings as (or headings similar to) those employed in the application.