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British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) 2022-2023 Thematic Research Grants

The BIEA invites applications for funding for original research projects in any discipline in the humanities and social sciences in eastern Africa. Projects that fall outside of these disciplinary areas are not considered (for example, we do not fund projects in STEM subjects). However, projects in Africa beyond eastern Africa may be considered. We define eastern Africa as stretching from Sudan down to Mozambique, and Zambia across to Madagascar. We particularly welcome applications from researchers or research teams who have limited access to other sources of funds, and which engage with one or more of the following thematic areas. Priority is given to researchers based in the UK or eastern Africa.

The British Institute in Eastern Africa invites applications for funding for research projects that engage with one or more of the following thematic areas:

  • Retelling the Past
  • Changing Environments
  • Urban Lives
  • Technologies of Politics
  • Next Generations
  • Epidemics, pandemics and epizootics

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About British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA)

The British Institute in Eastern Africa has been active since 1960 and has its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya.  Its renovated research centre in Nairobi provides work space and accommodation for researchers and visiting academics, an excellent reference library and seminar / lecture facilities. The Institute is sponsored by the British Academy and has its London office at their headquarters in Carlton House Terrace. It is a company limited by guarantee, not having a share capital, and is a registered charity. It is governed by its Council, which is based in London and is elected by ... read more


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BIEA Thematic Research Grants


Aim and Benefits of BIEA Thematic Research Grants

  •  Grants are normally between £500 and £1,000; in exceptional circumstances, up to £1,500 may be awarded. The grant should contribute towards actual research costs and not include institutional overheads, equipment, and applicant’s stipend or publication costs.

Requirements for BIEA Thematic Research Grants Qualification

  • BIEA research funding is available to support original research within these thematic areas in any discipline in the humanities and social sciences across the region.
  • The BIEA’s thematic grant scheme particularly seeks to help researchers who have limited access to other sources of funds. In doing so, the BIEA seeks to nurture early career researchers and scholars in eastern Africa, and is keen to fund small projects that lay the ground for larger projects.  Such researchers may include postgraduate students in eastern African or the UK, or people who have not followed conventional research careers but whose local knowledge or contacts make them well-fitted to conduct quality research.
  • This funding supports original research in the humanities and social sciences, and we particularly encourage applications from the wider eastern African region, which we define as stretching from Sudan, to Mozambique, and including Madagascar. ‘
  • Priority is given to researchers based in the UK or eastern Africa.

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Application Deadline

February 28, 2022


How to Apply

  • Application form and details of required supporting documents can be found at https://biea.ac.uk/forms/
  • Queries and applications should be submitted by 5pm EAT Monday 28th February 2022 to [email protected]
  • Successful applicants should submit their acceptance and signed codes of conduct (can be found at  https://biea.ac.uk/forms/) as soon as possible after receiving an award letter to [email protected]
  • Successful applicants should submit their evidence of ethics, risk and data management approvals to [email protected] at the latest by the end of September 2022 in order to release their grant.
  • Financial reports including scans of all receipts should be submitted within two weeks of completion of fieldwork to [email protected] The BIEA’s financial accounting template should be used to submit the financial report, and applicants can also make use of the BIEA’s receipt temples while in the field. The form and receipt template can be found at  https://biea.ac.uk/forms
  • Final reports of between 1000 – 1,500 words, and future publications and outputs should be submitted to [email protected] as soon as possible.

For more details,visit BIEA website


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