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.
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.
Annual BTF grants of £1500 support the organisation of seminars or planning meetings which contribute to the development of networks of special interest in the field of comparative and international education.
BAICE awards a small number of bursaries of £500–£1500 each year to students, recent PhD graduates and nationals of low or middle income countries to present at the BAICE / UKFIET conferences.
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.
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.
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.