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Opportunity profile: The future of economic history

The Economic History Society offers flexible funding for researchers at each career stage

Top tips:

  • Ensure your application fits the scheme to which you apply; read the remit of each scheme carefully and spell out how your bid is aligned
  • Ensure you are using the correct economic or social history methodologies in historical research
  • Contact the society if you have any questions and ask for the criteria that panel members use to assess applications

The Economic History Society runs a range of schemes. The funder’s Research Grants, worth up to £1,000 each, support postgraduate students undertaking research into any aspect of economic and social history. Its Initiatives and Conference Fund provides grants of up to £2,000 to otherwise unfunded workshops, special meetings and other initiatives. And its Carnevali Small Research Grants offers grants of up to £5,000 for small-scale research initiatives or pilot studies.

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