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AHRC ISP – International Placement Scheme 2024

The AHRC deadline is 12 March 2024, 4.00 pm UK time

Applications to this scheme by M4C researchers have been successful in previous year so please consider making an application: 

Fellowships are available at:

Harry Ransom Center, Texas, US

Huntington Library, California, US

Library of Congress, Washington DC, US (ESRC students may apply for this opportunity)

National Institutes for the Humanities, Japan

Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC, US


You will receive £1,000 for travel and visa costs and £1,925 for each month of the fellowship. Fellowships last between 2 and 6 months.

The AHRC deadline is 12 March 2024, 4.00 pm UK time – full details are available at https://www.ukri.org/opportunity/international-fellowships-for-doctoral-and-early-career-researchers-2024/. This includes information on eligibility, fellowship award details  and how to apply, plus links to the institutions listed below.

Applicants will be asked to apply using the UKRI Funding Service. Please take some time to read the detailed instructions at ‘How to apply’ (and attached). Once you have looked at the information available for the institutions, you will also need to directly contact the relevant International Placement Scheme (IPS) institution to discuss your potential application and for information about the collections.  There will be an information webinar, date to be confirmed.


Your home university may have an internal deadline or process please contact your Site Directors or Research Office to find out. 

Consider applying for the IPS for the potential to shape the trajectory of your academic and professional pursuits. We look forward to your participation! 

Registration link to the webinar: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/f0ebaddf-941f-469a-a7c0-c200c24f00c6@8bb7e08e-daa4-4a8e-927e-fca38db04b7e