Emslie Horniman Anthropological Scholarship Fund

Level of study
Doctoral research, Postgraduate research masters
Subject area
Antiquity, Archaeology, History, Modern Languages and Cultures
Type of Award
Deadline for applying
Closed 31/03/2022 (Note: competition closed for this year)

Award Description

The major aim of the Fund is to encourage postgraduates to pursue fieldwork, and so to develop their careers as Anthropologists and make significant contributions to the discipline. The awards are made to those who have the potential to be outstanding anthropologists/archaeologists and whose projects will make a contribution to the disciplines of anthropology and archaeology.

Value of Award

Up to £10,000.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be Nationals of the United Kingdom, the Irish Republic or Commonwealth citizens.
  • There are no restrictions on age, gender identity, religion, belief or ethnic origin.
  • Grants will not be made for undergraduate or Masters-level fieldwork projects.
  • Grants are normally made for research that will contribute to the award of an MPhil/PhD degree.  Those already in possession of a doctorate are not eligible.
  • Preference will be given to those who propose to do fieldwork outside the United Kingdom.
  • Grants are not made for library research, for University fees or for subsistence in the applicant’s home institution.
  • Funds cannot be awarded for a joint research project, but individuals who are members of such a project can apply for a grant, provided that its leader holds a PhD or is similarly qualified.
  • Permission to undertake field research must be cleared with the relevant authorities and communities before an application is submitted.
  • If your first degree is not in anthropology/archaeology, please indicate what courses you have taken in anthropology/archaeology during your degree studies.

How to Apply

Full details of the application process can be found on the Emslie Horniman Anthropological Scholarship Fund website