Photo: NAS member John Starkie courtesy of Darina Tully
The Nautical Archaeology Society (NAS) has announced a new grant award for maritime ethnographic work made as a bequest by NAS member, John Starkie. The John Starkie Maritime Ethnographic Grant Award will be made for the years 2014 and 2015 and aims to encourage ethnographic research and publication in the realm of maritime archaeology. Awards will be made to assist with research costs and can be made in support of UK or international projects. All NAS individual members and groups have the right to apply. There will be one grant of £600 available for the ethnographic project and a second award of £300 will be made available for expenses for a NAS member to present a paper at an international conference.
Applications should be made by post by the 10 October 2013 for the 2014 award, no applications will be considered after this date. Grants will be awarded on the proviso that candidates submit a 500 word report for publication in the NAS newsletter. For more information on how to apply visit the NAS website.
Successful candidates for the project award will get up to 50% of the grant on submission of an invoice for costs associated with the project. The full, or remaining, grant will be paid on submission of the 500 word report to NAS.
The awards will be announced at the NAS Annual Conference on 2 November 2013.