1) BAAL Applying Linguistics Fund

The BAAL Applying Linguistics Fund supports members by offering up to £10,000 to carry out activities which link research and application. Applications are invited from any members of BAAL. Funded activities can take place in the UK or overseas. Note that the fund does not run every year: calls for applications are sent out through BAALmail.

Timeline for applications and AL Fund activities:

Year 1

October – call for applications sent out on BAAL mail

Year 2

31st March – deadline for applications

Mid June – all applicants are notified

Mid June to following May – all research activities to be carried out

Year 3

End June – 1000-word report to be provided for the BAAL newsletter

Sept – poster contribution (if applicant wishes) at BAAL conference

For more information see applying_linguistics_guidance


2) The Christopher Brumfit International Scholarship

The Christopher Brumfit Scholarship is usually targeted at delegates from outside Britain who would not otherwise have funds to do so to attend the BAAL Annual Meeting. For more details see chrisbrumfit_intschol


3) Advance-Africa

Advance-Africa provides scholarships and grant listing for Africa.

For more details click here


4) British Academy

The British Academy provides a range of grants and fellowships to support research across the humanities and social sciences. These are usually partnership based.

For more details click here


5) The Cambridge-Africa Programme

The Cambridge-Africa Programme aims to strengthen Africa’s own capacity for a sustainable research and mentoring culture, by supporting talented individuals who will make this long-term goal a reality. The Programme emerged in 2008 and covers a range of initiatives across subject areas. Cambridge-Africa is now supporting several African researchers working on African priorities in Africa, in partnership with Cambridge researchers.

For more details click here

6) Global Partnerships for Education

The Global Partnership for Education supports 61 developing countries to ensure that every child receives a quality basic education, prioritizing the poorest, most vulnerable and those living in fragile and conflict-affected countries.

For more details click here


7) International Literacy Association

The International Literacy Association works to enhance literacy instruction through research and professional development. They offer a range of awards and research grants.

For more details click here

8) Top 15 Bachelor’s Degree Scholarships for International Students

Information on a wide range of Bachelor’s degree scholarships in a variety of countries, including the UK, USA and Australia, can be found here


9) David Myers Fellowship Program

For more information on three year research fellowships, see here.