The British School at Athens is delighted to offer one travel award for students who have not yet started a doctoral course of study, whose interests are in the prehistory of the Aegean and its connections with the East Mediterranean. Candidates should be studying at or have recently graduated from a UK HEI. Scholarships will cover:
• Ten days of accommodation in the BSA hostel. (The stay in Greece can be extended at the candidate’s own expense)
Candidates should have a clear plan of how they will spend their time in Greece. This might involve (but is not limited to) using the BSA library, accessing the BSA collections, visiting museums and sites, or attending conferences and events. The award will also allow the researcher to develop contacts in Athens, both in the Greek academic community and among the foreign schools and institutes, assisted by the Assistant Director and Director. Preference may be given to candidates who have not visited Greece before, and who have no access to other sources of funding.
Candidates should submit letters of application to the Assistant Director, Dr Michael Loy (firstname.lastname@example.org). Letters should not be longer than two pages and should include a statement of the purposes of the application and a timetable for the proposed work, together with the name and address of a referee who should also write to the Assistant Director before the application closing date. Recipients of awards are required to submit a short report to the Assistant Director on the use of the grant within a month of completing the trip to Greece.
The closing date for applications is Friday 26th February 2021. Awards should be taken up by the end of the academic year 2020-2021.