Funding and Support

The AHGBI offers a range of funding and support  for members at all stages of their career.

Click here to read about previously funded projects.


Please note: You must be a member of the AHGBI in order to apply for these awards. The Membership Secretary will accept applications at any time. However, please note that you should aim to submit your application form at the start of the academic year to ensure that you are eligible to apply for awards in that academic year. In all cases, you should submit your membership application first, before applying for any awards. You can still apply for awards whilst your membership is being processed, and until you have received formal confirmation of your membership being approved. In these circumstances, your application will be considered, but you will be unable to receive any actual award until your membership is approved.


AHGBI Publication Prize

Rewards the best two doctoral dissertations in Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies submitted and approved in any university of the United Kingdom and Ireland in any given year. The winning dissertations are published by Támesis and Legenda, respectively. The prizes will provide a subvention to cover publication costs. Prize winners are expected to give a paper as part of the AHGBI Publication Prize conference panel the following year. Read more and find out how to apply.


AHGBI Mentoring Scheme

Designed to match up members in need of advice with senior Hispanists from other institutions willing to give of their time to help younger colleagues. The Association acts as an intermediary to bring mentor and applicant together, and reimburses reasonable travel expenses. Read more and find out how to apply.


Visiting International Fellowship

Enables outstanding academics in the field of Hispanic or Luso-Brazilian Studies based in overseas universities to spend time at UK or Irish higher education institutions. Funding is available for visits of up to four weeks; one fellowship will be available for each semester of any given academic year. Read more and find out how to apply.


AHGBI Grant for REAH Conference Attendance

Facilitates the participation of AHGBI members in any of the conferences of the REAH (Red Europea de Asociaciones de Hispanistas). Two grants per year of up to £500 each are intended to promote collaboration between us and our European partners and will help cover the costs of two members giving papers at these conferences. Read more and find out how to apply.


Postgraduate and Early Career Support