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Archaeology Research Grants

The Royal Irish Academy runs an annual Archaeology Research Grants Scheme. The objective of this scheme is fund research projects in Irish archaeology, excluding excavation, which provide a significant and original contribution to archaeological knowledge. 

The call for applications for the 2017 Archaeology Research Grants Scheme is now open.

 

How To Apply

Applicants are required to submit a detailed proposal for their research project via an online submission to include:

  • The aims and scope of the project
  • The probable contribution to knowledge
  • Publication prospects

Please note that the maximum that may be awarded to an individual application is €2,000.00.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 23:55 (GMT), Friday 21 April 2017.

The application form is available here

All queries can be sent to grants@ria.ie

The Academy may contact applicants from time to time to seek clarification on elements of the application.

Find Out More

You might also be interested in our Archaeology C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme 

If you would like to be notified about the Academy’s grants schemes or wish to join the grants mailing list, please email: grants@ria.ie

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