Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme for Early Career Scholars 2021

Applications are welcome for the 2021/22 Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme for Early Career Scholars.

The Lisa Jardine Grant Scheme is a program that offers the opportunity for early-career scholars to exploit the history of science collections, including the Royal Society’s own, in support of their research in the field of intellectual history.

The scheme encourages junior researchers in the humanities and arts to seek to expand their interests in the history of science and related interdisciplinary studies by traveling in order to use archival resources and to build relationships with the Royal Society and other institutions.


The Lisa Jardine Grant scheme ofeers:

  • A research subsistence grants of up to £2,000 per month
  • Travel grants ofUp to £2,000 for international travel to any relevant research destination.


Qualified applicants for the the Lisa Jardine Grant scheme must be either:

  • Researchers holding PhDs awarded within the last ten years, in early research positions at universities and other eligible organisations (e.g. museums, galleries).
  • The applicant must hold a permanent or fixed term contract for the duration of the award in an eligible organisation
  • Doctoral candidates with at least one year’s experience towards thesis stage are eligible to apply too

Application Process

Applications must be submitted via the Royal Society’s Grants and Awards management system (Flexi-Grant®).

Applications require two references and submission approval from the individual organizations before the closing deadline.

Application Deadline: September 22, 2021.

For more information and application, visit the official site.

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