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For more information, including details about the research funding schemes available, please go to the British Academy's e-GAP system at http://egap.britac.ac.uk. You can read  e-GAP's Frequently Asked Questions here.

If your question is not answered there, you may contact the relevant member of the Research Awards Team as noted below, but please be aware that the office experiences a high volume of requests, especially at peak times around deadlines. We aim to answer all requests within a reasonable timeframe. Please contact: 

Helen Langan
Research Awards Officer (Mid-Career Fellowships; Skills Acquisition Awards)
020 7969 5217
grants@britac.ac.uk

Claire McDonagh
Research Awards Officer (Small Research Grants)
020 7969 5217
grants@britac.ac.uk

Enquiries about e-GAP are dealt with by the same team, but are best directed to: e-gap@britac.ac.uk

Dr Ken Emond
Head of Research Awards
020 7969 5265
k.emond@britac.ac.uk

Jack Caswell
Assistant Head of Research Awards (Postdoctoral Fellowships)
020 7969 5270
j.caswell@britac.ac.uk 

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Competition Timetables 2014-15

The British Academy has confirmed that applications will be invited for the following schemes in 2014-15, on the timetables shown below. Potential applicants are invited to note the following general points:

  • Application forms will only be available from the opening date for each competition, and are only available online in the e-GAP system;
  • Application for all schemes requires approval by an applicant’s employing institution (or, in the case of the Postdoctoral Fellowship scheme, by the proposed host institution) – it is essential that intending applicants consult the relevant Research or Finance Office of their institution about internal deadlines for these schemes which may be earlier than the applicant deadlines shown below;
  • Only applications approved by the relevant institution will be considered by the Academy;
  • Application for the BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants scheme may also be made by independent scholars (of postdoctoral or equivalent standing, resident in the UK), who should choose ‘independent scholar’ as the relevant organisation when submitting the application in e-GAP. 

Postdoctoral Fellowships

  • Application forms, Outline Stage: available from  27 August 2014
  • Applicant deadline, Outline Stage: 8 October 2014
  • Result of Outline Stage announced: 21 January 2015
  • Application deadline, Second Stage: 25 February 2015
  • Final results confirmed: May 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2015 and not later than 1 January 2016

Mid-Career Fellowships

  • Application forms, Outline Stage: available from  13 August 2014
  • Applicant deadline, Outline Stage: 17 September 2014
  • Result of Outline Stage announced: 17 December 2014
  • Application deadline, Second Stage: 21 January 2015
  • Final results confirmed: March 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2015 and not later than 1 January 2016

BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

2014-15 Round (Round 1)

  • Application forms: available from  3 September 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 15 October 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 April 2015 and not later than 31 August 2015

2015 Round (Round 2)

  • Application forms: available from  1 April 2015
  • Applicant deadline: 6 May 2015
  • Final Results confirmed: July 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2015 and not later than 31 March 2016

Skills Acquisition Awards

  • Application forms: available from  3 September 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 29 October 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2015 and not later than 1 April 2016

BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships

  • Application forms: available from  15 October 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 19 Novermber 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2015 and not later than 1 January 2016

Neil Ker Memorial Fund Grants

  • Application forms: available from  22 October 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 3 December 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 April 2015 and not later than 31 December 2015

Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund Grants

  • Application forms: available from  22 October 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 3 December 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2015
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 April 2015 and not later than 31 December 2015

July 2014