Aradin Charitable Trust awards Small Grants (between £150 and £2,000) to individuals and Large Grants (above £2,000) to projects.
Small Grants are open for application at any time and are for projects involving language and academic training, publishing, and professional development.
Large Grants are open for application twice a year and we welcome in particular proposals with long-term impact on local communities and those that provide research opportunities for female and disabled scholars.
Aradin is flexible in responding to exceptional educational and academic needs in the region where research is to be pursued.
Please note that Aradin will only consider project proposals submitted through the online application system. No applications will be accepted by mail or e-mail.
Who is eligible?- Applications are encouraged from scholars from Middle Eastern Christian communities.
- Aradin is particularly interested in projects providing opportunities for the involvement of postgraduate students and early career academics from collaborating higher education institutes.
Please note that Aradin Charitable Trust is unable to give grants to individuals at undergraduate level.
With the exception of language and research skills courses, Aradin is unlikely to provide funding for degree courses without a significant research component.
- - Provide a clear summary of your objectives.
- - Indicate clearly the region where research is to be pursued, as well as institutions and people involved.
- - Provide a clear summary of budget and timeframe.
- - The references' name, position, and contact details are to be filled in the box and the confidential reference letters sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- - Expect an automatic acknowledgement reply
- - If your initial application is accepted, we will send you a confirmation e-mail followed by a letter.
- - You will be asked to develop a formal proposal, which will be reviewed within three months.
- - Selections will be made and grants will be awarded on the basis of the formal proposals (being invited to submit a formal proposal does not necessarily mean that a grant will be awarded).
- - For grants over £500, you will be assigned a programme officer to help you with the preparation of your proposal.
- - If a grant is awarded, reports about progress made and financial administration are requested by the board of trustees and relevant advising committee. The regularity of these reports will be determined by the programme officer in conjunction with the advising committee.
- - Aradin is committed to conducting a pre-grant review to ensure compliance with anti-terrorism financing rules.
- - Expect at least one on-site visit by the programme officer.
- - A report detailing academic output and finances is expected.
All applications that meet our criteria will be refereed by at least two specialists in the field.
Successful grant applicants may occasionally be requested to present their work at conferences organised by Aradin
A.C.T reserves the right to publish names of successful applicants on its website and in publications.
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