Funding and Awards

Research and Development Grants - now closed

Could you benefit from a BELMAS Research and Development Grant?
Up to £3,000 per award

This grant is intended to encourage innovative and dynamic approaches to enhancing the understanding and development of educational leadership and management. Research and Development Grants to support this objective are open to all BELMAS members. Grants are available to support any member or members to complete a project that researches and/or develops and improves educational leadership and management at any level. BELMAS is keen to encourage and approve a wide variety of projects and approaches, especially those that are collaborative and involve both school/college leaders and university staff. Successful applicants will be awarded a grant of up to £3,000. Projects will be judged on the potential to contribute to the understanding, development and improvement of educational leadership and management and the wider benefits to the BELMAS community.

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Research Bursaries - now open

BELMAS Research Student Community Bursaries 2018/2019

The British Educational Leadership, Management and Administration Society has established a programme of bursaries to promote advanced study and research that contributes to the production of theoretical and professional knowledge and understanding about practice in the UK and internationally in relation to educational leadership, management and administration. The awards – of £1,000 per annum – are available for a maximum of two years for research students registered at United Kingdom universities.

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Doctoral Thesis Award - now closed

Contributions to knowledge and/or professional practice in educational leadership and/or policy. 

The award winner will be invited to attend the BELMAS Annual Conference in July 2017 to receive their award. Conference fee and accommodation will be paid by BELMAS.

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Distinguished Service Award - now closed

Each year, BELMAS invites nominations for the Distinguished Service Award. The Award recognizes those who have had a career of distinguished service in the study and/or practice of educational leadership and management in the United Kingdom in all sectors of education. The committee welcomes nominations from all sectors of the education system.

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Reflective Practice Award - now closed

BELMAS is offering a new award in 2017. The Reflective Practice Award is open to those in leadership roles in schools, colleges and universities who are able to demonstrate leadership of an innovation in an educational setting which has made a significant contribution to the development of an organisation.

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Other BELMAS Awards

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