BAICE funding availableSeveral 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.
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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.
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BAICE Thematic Forum Grants

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.
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Conference Bursaries

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Compare Fellowship 2019 – 2020

Compare is a leading journal of international and comparative education, publishing six issues a year of high quality articles on diverse issues of educational policy and practice around the world. It is the official journal of the British Association of International and Comparative Education (BAICE), which works to support activities of research, teaching and collaboration in the field. In order to maintain its significant global standing, one of Compare’s missions is to develop the diversity of its authorship, and support underrepresented groups, in light of the significant inequalities of global academic publishing. For this reason, it established in 2017