Small research grants

The BOU grant scheme is open to BOU members only. The only exception is those from and still residing and working in a low- or middle-income country (see list) can still apply without being a member.

Join the BOU to apply for a grant.

Closing date for applications (for 2024 awards): 31 October 2023

Awards of up to £2,000 per project aimed at supporting small projects outright and to part-fund medium-sized research programmes.

View guidelines (PDF).

Download application form (with guidelines).

View previous awards.

Localities benefiting from BOU support since 1972

Images | Field worker © Jen Smart