Reference for an Honor Frost Foundation Research Grant

Please read this introduction carefully.

The HFF Grant Committee in its evaluation of the applications places great importance on your objective assessment. The construction of this assessment form follows the British Academy’s standard that has been designed to facilitate a structured response and consistent assessment of the relevant merits of the projects.

As a referee we ask you to prepare a supporting document that addresses the following headings:

  1. Indicates the importance and significance of the project.
  2. Assesses the ability of the applicant to effectively carry out the research proposal.
  3. Assesses the feasibility of the research programme covering any issues with methodology and timescale.
  4. Comments on the adequacy of the overall budget for the research proposal.

Having prepared this supporting document (ideally as a pdf. or Microsoft Word.doc NOT .docx format.) and clearly labelled it with your name, the project and applicants name, now please complete this brief online form and follow the instructions for attaching and sending your completed reference to us by the deadline provided by the grant applicant:

Grants under £10,000- March 31st
Grants between £10,000-£70,000- May or October (deadline provided by applicant)
Grants over £70,000- May (deadline provided by applicant).

  • 1. Your details

  • Please give us your full name and title.
  • 2. Grant applicant details:

  • 3. Overall Grade of project

    Please provide an overall grade for the application, with the range 1 to 7 where 1 is the lowest and 7 the highest grade
  • Please enter a number from 1 to 7.
  • 4. Check list

  • 5. File upload

    Please title your documents clearly with the Project Title, the applicants name and your name as referee. It would be of enormous help if separate documents were consolidated into a single document ideally a pdf. Please use Microsoft Word.doc or .pdf format NOT .docx format. A summary of your Form and uploads will be provided once the form is sent.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, png, pdf, doc, Max. file size: 2 MB, Max. files: 5.
    • Submitting a reference

      When submitting your reference you will receive a copy by email as confirmation that we have received it. Please keep this for your records.
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