Autumn 2022 Grants Now Open For Applications

  • 8 August 2022

Applications are now open for the autumn 2022 round of Paul Mellon Centre funding opportunities. The categories of funding on offer are:

Collaborative Project Grants
Awards of up to £40,000 intended to provide seed-money to fund a research project in which two or more partner organisations are involved and is designed to cover practical costs for enhancing the collaborative research project.

Curatorial Research Grants
Awards of up to £40,000 offered to institutions, galleries or museums to help towards the costs of appointing a Research Curator to undertake research for a specific project.

Digital Project Grants
Awards of up to £40,000 offered to institutions to help support a curator or research scholar undertaking a digital research project or research which will lead to a digital or online project such as an online exhibition, catalogue or database or a research project using digital technologies.

Event Support Grants
Awards of up to £3,000 to support the practical expenses incurred in hosting ‘in-person’ or online lectures, conferences, workshops, symposia and seminars for scholars or provided at a scholarly level for the general public.

Publication Grants
Awards offered to publishers, institutions and/or authors to offset costs incurred in producing works of scholarship in print or in other media. The grant is either a maximum of £7,000 when applied for by a publisher, £3,000 when applied for by an author or a maximum £10,000 when jointly applied for by both author and publisher.

Research Support Grants
Awards of up to £2,000 towards the expenses incurred in visiting collections, libraries, archives or historic sites within the UK or abroad for research purposes.

Andrew Wyld Research Support Grants
Awards of £2,000 offered to students working on a topic in the field of British works of art on paper of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries including watercolours, prints and drawings. The grant is designed to allow students to see and research works on paper at first hand and to assist with travel and subsistence in doing so.

The Andrew Wyld Research Support Grant is administered by the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art on behalf of the Andrew Wyld Fund.

Applications close on 30 September 2022, references are due by 10 October 2022. All applications must be made via the grants website.