Several grants and awards are available to BAICE members as part of the Association’s aims to:
- promote research, policy and development in all aspects of international and comparative education; and
- encourage the growth and development of international and comparative studies in education.
The Compare Fellowship support early career academics from the Global South in disseminating their research and scholarship to a global audience.
Compare Writing Champions Grant
The Compare Writing Champions Grant is a new BAICE funding scheme intended to support ‘writing champions’ who have attended a BAICE/Compare Writers’ workshop or symposium and who could implement academic writing activities to support colleagues’ development in their own institutions.
Student Essay Prize
An annual prize of £500 is awarded to PhD students for the best journal-length essay based on a paper presented at a BAICE or UKFIET conference.
Seedcorn and research network grants
These annual grants of £5000 fund collaborative, interdisciplinary research activities aligned with the aims of BAICE. Seedcorn grants provide funding for pilot research projects and scoping work. Building Research Capacity and Network grants fund the inception and development of innovative collaborations and new priority research areas.
BAICE awards a small number of bursaries each year to students, recent PhD graduates and nationals of low or middle income countries to present at the BAICE / UKFIET conferences.
Student Fieldwork Grants
These biannual grants of up to £2500 are awarded to PhD researchers based at UK institutions to carry out overseas fieldwork as part of a doctorate relevant to BAICE’s aims.