Grants and Scholarships

Grants and Scholarships

AARG Student Scholarship

AARG has a limited number of student scholarships for attendance at its annual conference. These are aimed at supporting bona fide students who are interested in aerial archaeology and who wish to attend.

Anyone wishing to apply should write to the AARG Chair↵ with information about their interests in archaeology and aerial archaeology, as well as their place of study. The annual closing date for applications to the annual AARG conference is 31 May, other meetings for which scholarships may be available will be advertised on an ad hoc basis.

AARG Project Grants

 AARG provides up to £1000 annually in support of outreach, training and publication projects of interest to the aerial archaeology community. Proposals should be submitted by the 1 August for projects in the Autumnl/Winter or 1 February for projects in the Spring/Summer.

To apply please write to the AARG Chair↵ with a brief (1-2 page) summary of the proposed project, including an outline of the planned activities and the relevance of the project to AARG, and an estimated budget. Student applicants should also submit a letter of support from their supervisor.

Derrick Riley Fund Grants

The Department of Archaeology, University of Sheffield has established a Derrick Riley Grant in 1994 to foster and support the study of aerial archaeology by young scholars.

A maximum of £500 will be available for students for independent research.

More information can be found at


In August 2015, ISAP announced establishment of a fund to provide support of up to £1000 to assist with members’ projects that ‘further the objectives of the Society’. Information and the application form are available from the ISAP website.