BASES Early Career Grants deadline 1 August

26th July 2018

BASES Early Career Grants deadline 1 August

BASES Early-Career Practitioner and Researcher Grants aim to assist early-career practitioners and researchers to develop their applied and research potential. The applicant must be within 5 years of obtaining either BASES accreditation or a PhD (whichever came first). 

Three grants up to a total of £2,000 each are available each year.

Number Offered: 3 each year
Target BASES Membership Category: Professional member
Application Closing Date: 1 February, 1 August
Apply for this grant: Click here to download the application form
Results Available: Within 6 weeks of the application closing date

Further details can be found at https://www.bases.org.uk/sspage-awards___grants-g...

Aim of award

This award is intended to enable practice and research where the resources, equipment and infrastructure exists to support the intended activities. Therefore, applications for funds to support time, rather than resources, equipment and infrastructure will be considered more favourably. Applications should also make it clear that all other elements are in place to enable successful completion of the intended activities.

Grant criteria

  • The applicant must be a Professional Member of BASES.
  • The applicant must be within 5 years of obtaining either BASES accreditation or a PhD (whichever came first). BASES will consider making adjustments on a needs basis for individuals who have taken a career break within the first 5 years of their career; for example, for maternity leave or leave due to illness.
  • The applicant has read and will comply with the Terms and Conditions of the BASES Early-Career Practitioner and Researcher Grants.
  • The applicant must submit the BASES Early-Career Practitioner and Researcher Grant application form and a two page CV. Only information contained within the application form and the CV will be considered.

Each application is assessed against the following criteria:

  • The extent to which the grant with enable the applicant’s personal career development;
  • The projected impact of the proposed work and how the grant will enable this;
  • The clarity of the applicant’s description of his/her career ambitions and how the grant application matches and enables these;
  • The applicant’s contribution to BASES.
  • The applicant has not submitted a BASES Early-Career Practitioner and Researcher Grant application within the past year.
  • The applicant has not received a BASES Early-Career Practitioner and Researcher Grant within the past 3 years.
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