The Society supports high-quality research and publication relating to Scotland’s past by making grants and awards. Grants are available on a competitive basis, to help cover the costs of archaeological and historical research relating to Scotland.
Grants are made on the recommendation of the Grants and Awards Committee and the approval of the Society’s Council. More information on the dissemination of individual grants is available below. The main funding streams are through Grants and the Young and Student Fellows Grants, and specific named awards with individual remits are also available. Council warmly welcomes applications for Grants and other Awards as specified below. For grants relating to “the judicious restoration and repair of buildings of historical and antiquarian interest in Scotland, England, France, Spain, Italy, Germany and Greece but especially in Scotland” please apply to the The Dalrymple Donaldson Fund.
Grants are available to anyone wishing to undertake high quality research relating to Scotland’s past
To support research that might throw light upon the Roman occupation of Scotland
To assist with the preparation of additional data and the presentation of material for publication by the Society
Grant to “enable experts to visit other museums, collections, or materials of archaeological science at home or abroad”
Supporting young or student Fellows of the Society specifically
The fund aims to support lectures in those parts of Scotland that are not currently served by the Society’s meetings
Awarded every three years to an individual who, in a voluntary capacity, has made an outstanding contribution to Scottish archaeological or related work
Offered biennially for the best essay on any subject relating to the archaeology or history of Scotland before AD 1100
Awarded biennially to recognise original research published by the Society into the history of Scotland in the medieval and/or early modern periods (c AD 500 to AD 1700)
Offered annually for the article published in the Proceedings on a topic that best reflects the scholarship and high standards of this distinguished individual
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