The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain

The Society exists to encourage an interest in the history of architecture, to provide opportunities for the exchange and discussion of ideas related to this subject and to publish, in its journal, Architectural History, significant source material and the results of original research.

Thanks to generous bequests from or in memory of late members, the Society offers small grants twice annually to support the study of architectural history in the two categories of Education and Publication.

Value of awards:
Individual grants will not normally exceed £500, but in exceptional circumstances a grant of up to £1000 may be awarded.

(a) Candidates may apply for a second award, but in cases of equal merit priority will be given to the first-time applicant. No one may receive more than two awards.
(b) The topic in the application may relate to any aspect of the history of architecture.
(c) Applicants must either be resident in the British Isles, or working on the history of British architecture.

Stroud Bursaries (for publication):
Any of the following expenses may be claimed:
subsidy to defray publication costs
cost of purchase of illustrations
payment of copyright fees
contribution to the costs of mounting an exhibition

Ramsden Bursaries (for education):
Applicants must normally be students registered for higher degrees. Awards will be given for research expenses, such as:Travel, building survey, photography, conference attendance. Grants will not be awarded for: maintenance at home, purchase of books or equipment, secretarial help, tuition fees.