SHA Small Research Grants


SHA Small Research Grants are now available for the period 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2015 and applications are solicited. These grants are made available to provide limited financial support for members’ research.

For 2014/15 a total sum of £1000 has been set aside to provide research grants and members may submit applications for up to this amount.

Grants may be used to support research in any aspect of the history of astronomy, broadly understood, and may be used to fund any expenses incurred while pursuing such a research project. The grants are available only to SHA members in good standing.

Links to the application form and regulations for applicants are available on the Grants page of this website. Applications must be made using the application form. Appended to the regulations are some guidelines for completing the case for support that forms part of every application.

Applications will be judged by the SHA Awards Committee whose decision is final.

Successful applicants should note that items claimed for reimbursement must be accompanied by receipts to the full value of the item.

Completed applications should be sent to the SHA Chairman, Madeline Cox (, preferably by e-mail, or if this is not practical, by post to: 4, Rutland Close, Warsop, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG20 0DY, UK.

From the SHA eNews Oct. 2014