British Institute of Persian Studies’ RESEARCH and TRAVEL GRANT AWARDS

These grants are to assist scholars wishing to pursue research in the area of arts, humanities and social science research, relating to the Persianate world, particularly Iran, Afghanistan, Central Asia, Transcaucasia, Iraq, the Persian Gulf littoral and South Asia. Subject areas include, but are not limited to: Art, Anthropology, Archaeology, Classics, Cultural Studies, History, Language, Literature, Politics, Religious Studies, and Sociology.

Research grant applicants must hold a PhD (or equivalent) and currently work at a UK higher educational institution (university, museum or similar). While a limited number of travel grants are offered for students, funding is mainly reserved for career academics and equivalent professionals.

Applications should be sent by email to reach the Executive Officer no later than MONDAY 21st October 2019 @ 6.00 PM UK time. Further details, including the application form, are available on this website: