Is your lifelong dream to retrace the steps of Peter Fleming in Kashgar? To excavate the great Greek and Roman cities of Anatolia? To explore kilim fragments in an Ethiopian monastery? The Ancient & Modern Research Prize is awarded to candidates aged under 27 or over 60 to support research and exploration.
The Ancient & Modern Prize was established in 2000 to provide support for scholars who miss out on funding because they are either too young or too old. The winner of the Ancient & Modern Prize receives £1,000, and the runner-up receives the Godfrey Goodwin Prize of £500.
How to Apply
The project should relate to any of the subject areas covered by the sponsoring journals:
These areas include textile arts of all cultures and periods (Halı) and the art, archaeology, culture, history, and cultural heritage of civilizations in Turkey (Cornucopia). As long as it pertains to one of the above subject areas, there is no restriction on geographic location or time period. Research areas include, but are not limited to:
The award can be used for travel, material expenses and sustenance whilst the research is underway. Priority will be given to projects which would not easily find funding and which display originality.
Applications are due 31 March 2018.
Applications should be short and outline the project in up to 500 words, accompanied
by your age, anticipated results and contact information (Word doc or pdf preferred; maximum four pictures).
Please send any questions and applications by email to email@example.com
By post to The Secretary, Ancient & Modern, PO Box 13311 Hawick, TD9 7YF, United Kingdom