Grants & Awards

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 stream is through Grants, with individual awards with specific remits also available.  Council warmly welcomes applications for Grants and other Awards as specified below.

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Grants

Grants are available to anyone wishing to undertake high quality research relating to Scotland’s past

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Sir George MacDonald Grant

To support research that might throw light upon the Roman occupation of Scotland

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Angus Graham Grant

To assist in exceptional circumstances with the preparation of additional data and the presentation of material for publication in the Proceedings

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Gunning Jubilee Gift

Grant to “enable experts to visit other museums, collections, or materials of archaeological science at home or abroad”

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Young Fellow Bursaries

To enable young Fellows of the Society to read papers on Scottish themes at conferences of international standing within Britain or abroad

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Regional Fund Buchan Lecture

The fund aims to support lectures in those parts of Scotland that are not currently served by the Society’s meetings

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Dorothy Marshall Medal

Awarded every three years to an individual who, in a voluntary capacity, has made an outstanding contribution to Scottish archaeological or related work

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Chalmers Jervise Award

Offered biennially for the best essay on any subject relating to the archaeology or history of Scotland before AD 1100

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Murray Medal for History

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)

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RBK Stevenson Award

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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