Call for applications to RIA Grant Schemes

The call for applications to the RIA 2017 Archaeology Research Grants and C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme is now open. The closing date for the receipt of applications is 23:55, Friday 21 April 2017.

Archaeology Research Grants

The Royal Irish Academy runs an annual Archaeology Research Grants Scheme. The objective of this scheme is fund research projects in Irish archaeology, excluding excavation, which provide a significant and original contribution to archaeological knowledge.

The call for applications for the 2017 Archaeology Research Grants Scheme is now open.

How To Apply

Applicants are required to submit a detailed proposal for their research project via an online submission to include:

The aims and scope of the project
The probable contribution to knowledge
Publication prospects

Please note that the maximum that may be awarded to an individual application is €2,000.00.

Further Details RIA website

Archaeology C14 Radiocarbon Dates Scheme

The Royal Irish Academy in association with Queen’s University Belfast, offers radiocarbon dating to ten applicants per annum, to be used for the purposes of archaeological research in Ireland. The offer is intended to assist research projects, including people pursing an academic degree. It is not our intention to fund commercial archaeology companies or developer funded projects. Priority will be given to proposals that address critical research issues. Distribution of the dates will be at the discretion of the RIA Standing Committee of Archaeology.

How To Apply

Applicants are required to complete the online submission form and include the following information:

Sources of funding for the excavation
Authorisation details of the artefact
Find context of sample
The research issue the proposed date will address

Further Details RIA website