British Academy Rising Star Engagement Awards (BARSEAs) – 2015


A new programme and funding opportunity has been launched by the British Academy designed to extend support of early career researchers working in the Humanities and Social Sciences.

The British Academy Rising Star Engagement Awards (BARSEAs), now open for applications via e-GAP , are intended to enable established early career scholars to become actively engaged in the work of the Academy and to enhance their own skills and career development through:

*the organisation of events,


*mentoring activities

The scheme is *not* an offer to enable a scholar to undertake research.

Applications are invited from early career scholars within 10 years of the award of their doctorate, and ordinarily resident in the United Kingdom. In order to be eligible for this programme, candidates must also be able to demonstrate their academic credentials to be leaders in research through suitable marks of esteem awarded prior to the submission of the application.

Level of award: up to £15,000.

Deadline for submission of applications: 21 January 2015 at 5pm (BST)

 Deadline for Institutional Approval of applications: 22 January 2015 at 5pm (BST)

Results expected: late February 2015

Earliest Start Date for the award to begin: 1st March 2015 and not later than  31st March 2015

For more information on what activities will be supported through this scheme, detailed guidance on what can and cannot be applied for and clarification on eligibility please see the scheme notes which can be found via e-GAP.

All enquiries related to this scheme should be made to

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