Small Grant Award

The Foundation’s Small Grant Awards are twice per year for amounts of up to  £10,000. The deadline to apply for a small grant awards are April 1st and October 1st, annually. These small awards support the development of maritime archaeology with respect to:

Grants are available to independent scholars, affiliated scholars and institutions.

Individual grants will not normally exceed £10,000, which could be the total direct costs of the work, a contribution to a larger project, or costs to seed a pilot study. Small Grant Awards only support direct costs but in the case of institutional applications overheads may be considered. For amounts above £10,000, please see our expression of interest form.

The grant applications must be submitted by April 1st and October 1st, annually. Awards are normally announced in June.

The Foundation has funds to support a limited number of applications in each funding cycle, only awarded to those applications deemed by the trustees to be of the highest standard. Repeat funding is considered for outstanding projects. However, unless there are exceptional circumstances, repeat funding will only apply for up to a maximum of three years.

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