Sally Christian Grants are available to individuals starting out in archaeology as either amateurs or students which would include sixth formers or undergraduates to assist with the costs of various types of training, both practical and academic and to enable such individuals to gain experience in archaeological fieldwork and other forms of research in East and West Sussex. Funding is NOT available to meet the training needs of professional archaeologists.
Grants are available for: short training courses (normally lasting from one to five days long, but sometimes longer) covering such subjects as surveying, excavation methods, environmental sampling, identifying, recording and interpreting finds, etc.; day schools covering either practical skills or relevant academic information; attendance at relevant conferences; and research projects which provide students and/or amateurs with expert supervision and some training. Feedback will be required from the successful applicants.
To apply you will need to complete the attached application form.