BIAA Large Research Grants

Start date Friday 26 May 2023

End date Sunday 31 March 2024

Applications close Monday 17 April 2023


BIAA Large Research Grants of up to £20,000

Support is intended for primary Directors of large-scale research projects that address one or more of the Institute’s current Strategic Research Initiatives. Proposals may relate to all historical periods up to and including contemporary Türkiye.


Project Directors of any nationality working in the UK or abroad for a UK Higher Education Institution, as well as researchers directing projects that are based formally and demonstrably in the UK, are eligible to apply for a BIAA Research Grant of up to £20,000 to support large-scale fieldwork projects.  Projects should be located within the fields of the arts, humanities and the social sciences and should be related to and/or undertaken in Türkiye and the Black Sea region.

Applicants in any doubt about their eligibility or any other aspect of their application are advised to contact the Institute’s London manager via email at


Application process

It is essential that applicants read the notes for applicants and the accompanying conditions of awards before completing the application form. Please note we offer a limited number of Large Research Grants, which are highly competitive and intended for fieldwork.

The deadline for receipt of the application form, budget and references is 17th April 2023 at 23:59. The BIAA Research Committee will consider all applications received before this date. Research funded by the Institute under this call for applications must be undertaken in the period between May 2023 and March 2024.

Applications close Monday 17 April 2023
Application Form BIAA Study, Research & Large Grants Notes for Applicants BIAA Large Research Grant Referee Form