Funding and Awards

Research and Development Grants 

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.

Applications are welcomed at any time during the award cycle between March - May.

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Research Bursaries - applications welcomed Oct - Dec

BELMAS Research Student Community Bursaries 2020/2021

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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BELMAS Awards - now closed 

BELMAS encourages the fullest engagement of members in the study and practice of educational leadership, management and administration and recognises significant contributions through a number of annual awards. These awards are presented at the annual conference.

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