The British Academy Competition Timetables for 2013-14

By Oct.02, 2013

The British Academy has confirmed that applications will be invited for the following schemes in 2013-14, 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  28 August 2013
  • Applicant deadline, Outline Stage: 9 October 2013
  • Result of Outline Stage announced: 22 January 2014
  • Application deadline, Second Stage: 26 February 2014
  • Final results confirmed: May 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2014 and not later than 1 January 2015

Mid-Career Fellowships

  • Application forms, Outline Stage: available from  14 August 2013
  • Applicant deadline, Outline Stage: 18 September 2013
  • Result of Outline Stage announced: 18 December 2013
  • Application deadline, Second Stage: 15 January 2014
  • Final results confirmed: March 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2014 and not later than 1 January 2015

BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants

2013-14 Round (Round 1)

  • Application forms: available from  4 September 2013
  • Applicant deadline: 16 October 2013
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 April 2014 and not later than 31 August 2014

2014 Round (Round 2)

  • Application forms: available from  4 March 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 15 April 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: July 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2014 and not later than 31 March 2015

Skills Acquisition Awards

  • Application forms: available from  4 September 2013
  • Applicant deadline: 30 October 2013
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2014 and not later than 1 April 2015

BA/Leverhulme Senior Research Fellowships

  • Application forms: available from  14 October 2013
  • Applicant deadline: 20 November 2013
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2014 and not later than 1 January 2015

International Partnership and Mobility Awards

  • Application forms: available from 4 November 2013
  • Applicant deadline: 5 February 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: July 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 September 2014 and not later than 31 March 2015

Newton International Fellowships

  • Application forms: available from 15 January 2014
  • Applicant deadline: 10 March 2014
  • Referee deadline: 17 March 2014
  • Final Results confirmed: October 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: 1 January 2015

Neil Ker Memorial Fund Grants

  • Application forms: available from  23 October 2013
  • Applicant deadline: 4 December 2013
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 April 2014 and not later than 31 December 2014

Stein-Arnold Exploration Fund Grants

  • Application forms: available from  23 October 2013
  • Applicant deadline: 4 December 2013
  • Final Results confirmed: March 2014
  • Awards available for starting date: Not earlier than 1 April 2014 and not later than 31 December 2014

For more information, please visit the British Academy website on:

http://www.britac.ac.uk/funding/