King Kenneth MacAlpin Research Grant

 

This grant will be awarded by the Order of Alba for two different types of research:

 

  • Research into Scottish history. This does not need to be part of a degree granting program, but should be directed toward publication. The applicant must provide:

    • Contact information

    • Personal background

    • Academic background

    • Publication references

    • Description of the research work to be done, including prior related research, and proposed follow on research, if any

    • Publication plans

    • Letters of recommendation

 

  • Archeology research in Scotland. Preference will be given to projects organized by recognized Scottish charities, and to projects directed toward publication. The applicant must provide:

    • Contact information for the project

    • Personal background of the major participants in the project

    • Academic background of the major participants in the project

    • Publication references for the project

    • Description of the research work to be done, including prior related research, and proposed follow on research, if any

    • Publication plans for the project

    • Letters of recommendation

 

Applications should be submitted electronically to orderofalba@gmail.com. They must be received by January 31st. Grant awards will be announced at the annual meeting of the Order of Alba in April in Washington D.C. The amount of the grant will typically range from $1,000 to $5,000. However, the amount of the grants, and the number of grants awarded, may vary from year to year.

 

The first award could have taken place on April 12, 2016, but did not, due to a lack of applications.

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