External Funding & Prizes

Algerian Studies Master's Prize

The Society for Algerian Studies and the LSE Middle East Centre are delighted to announce the launch of a prize aimed at Master’s students in the UK conducting research on Algeria. Designed to encourage and celebrate outstanding research, prizes will be awarded to the most innovative and significant Master’s dissertations focussing on Algeria.

Deadline: 30 November 2021

British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) Opportunities

 The BIAA provides a number of different funding opportunities, grants and awards to support academics at all stages of their career.  These include:

  • Research project funding
  • Research positions at the BIAA
  • Support for academic visits to the UK and Turkey
  • Facilitation support

British Institute for the Study of Iraq (BISI) Grants

BISI offers a range of annual grants and scholarships to assist academic work and education on Iraq in the areas of the arts, humanities, and social sciences including: 

  • University and Museum Engagement Grants (Deadlines: 1 March, June, September, December)
  • Research and Conference Grants (Deadline: 1 February) 
  • Pilot Project Grants (Deadline: 1 February) 

Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) Grants & Prizes

CBRL maintains a broad and highly active engagement in research and offers a variety of funding opportunities for scholars working on and in the Levant. Each year, CBRL also offers prizes for the best undergraduate and master's dissertations in Levantine Studies.

Database of Expertise

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