The call for the next round of BA/Leverhulme Small Research Grants will open on 4 September and close at 5.00 pm on 6 November 2019.
We welcome Intention to Bid (ITB) forms from Early Career Researchers and/or for bids that deliver pump priming / seed corn funding purposes.
Due to the volume of bids that are received by RDS in every round, the internal deadlines will be strictly applied to ensure that the pre-award team can provide all interested academics with optimal support in a timely manner.
Where ITB forms are received after 18 September 2019, they will be moved automatically to the next round.
The British Academy will be visiting BU on 10 September from 11.00 am to 2.00 pm – this has been organised in place of a workshop; it is highly recommended that you attend this to hear them and ask any questions.
The British Academy has provided guidance and FAQs.They have stipulated that all applicants must read the documentation carefully before starting their application.
The call closes at 5.00 pm on 6 November 2019.
|4 September||Call opens – start reading guidance and FAQs.|
|10 September||British Academy’s visit to BU.|
|18 September||Intention to Bid forms to be submitted to your Faculty Funding Development Officer.
At this date, advise your referee that you will be sending them your completed application on FlexiGrant and they will need to provide their supporting statement by 22 October.
|25 September||If you are Grade 8 or below and you wish to use the support of an External Application Reviewer (EAR), you must submit a first draft of the application to RDS by this date.
An EAR will not be allocated to you if you send a draft to RDS after this date.
|21 October||Latest date for you to fully complete your application on FlexiGrant, so it is ready for your referee to complete the supporting statement via FlexiGrant.
Note that the earlier you complete you application on FlexiGrant, the more time the referee will have to review your bid and provide the supporting statement by 22 October.
|22 October||Latest date for referee to complete the supporting statement via FlexiGrant.
|23 October||Click ‘submit’ and the form will be sent to BU’s account for RDS checks.
|23 October – 5 November||Institutional checking process – RDS will work with you to ensure compliance with all funder’s requirements.
|6 November||Submission deadline – latest date to formally submit on FlexiGrant.
If you have any queries, please contact your Research Facilitator or Funding Development Officer.