The British Association for American Studies (BAAS), with the support of the United States Embassy, London, is delighted to announce a new Small Grants Programme for cultural, educational and outreach activities that will foster American Studies and otherwise enhance the understanding of the United States in the United Kingdom.
Grants may be requested for a range of activities, including (but not limited to):
- Curriculum development, including schools activities;
- Student exchanges;
- US and UK Speaker programs;
- Film and arts programming;
- Conferences and symposia;
- Faculty development and exchange;
- Public dissemination of academic research.
Applications for activities that introduce new audiences to American studies and / or have a focus on children, young people, and disadvantaged communities are welcome. Applicants need to show how they intend to actively promote an understanding of the United States and how they will engage with American studies communities and the wider public.
Deadlines for the US Embassy / BAAS Small Grants Programme in 2016-17:
15 September 2016 for activities commencing on or after 1st November 2016
13 January 2017 for activities commencing on or after 1st March 2017.
All activity must be completed by 31 October 2017.
For further details of the application process and a downloadable copy of the Application Form, please see the programme website for further details.
For further enquiries, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org