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Research Funding Opportunities, Royal Historical Society

The Society currently invites applications for the following three schemes with closing dates of Friday 1 March 2024. For further information on each programme, eligibility and how to apply please follow the links below.

  • Early Career Research Fellowships – for historians within 5 years of completing a PhD to support career-building research or activities in the post-PhD period. Awards of £2000, maximum, providing support for discrete outcomes lasting no more than 6 months. Next closing date for applications: Friday 1 March 2024.

  • Open Research Support Grants – for all historians who are not postgraduate students or early career researchers (within 5 years of completing a PhD). Awards of either £500 or £1000 to support specified research activities. Next closing date for applications: Friday 1 March 2024.

  • David Berry Fellowship in the History of Scotland and the Scottish People– for historians at all career stages to undertake work relating to the history of Scotland or the Scottish people worldwide. Awards of up to £2500 per round. Next closing date for applications: Friday 1 March 2024

New book ‘1000 Tudor People’ out now

Monarchs and magicians, politicians and philosophers, kings, criminals, musicians, and gardeners: learn about one thousand men and women from all walks of life who flourished during the Tudor period. 

About the book: New Book