How to Apply

We are now closed to applications for 2018.

The next funding round will take place in 2020, with a deadline in June 2020. Instructions will appear on this site at the beginning of 2020.

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The Reid Trust is a small organisation with limited funding and no administrative support. For this reason, we ask you to observe the following instructions very carefully.

Application forms will be made available when the next round of funding opens.

Please complete the application form and return two copies of your form, together with a covering letter and a one page c.v. attached to each copy, to the address below. You must also enclose two copies of each of your two references. Please ask your referees to place both copies of their references into one sealed envelope addressed to the Reid Trust, and to sign their name across the seal, before sending the reference to you.

The Reid Trust
c/o Katherine McDonald
Department of Classics and Ancient History
University of Exeter
Amory Building
Rennes Drive
Exeter, EX4 4RJ

Before submitting your application, please ensure that you have done the following and have ticked the check box on the Application Form accordingly:

  • Read the FAQs
  • Checked your eligibility to apply to the Reid Trust
  • Enclosed two complete copies of your application. Each application should contain an application form, a covering letter and a short c.v.. Both letter and c.v. should be limited to one side of A4 in 12 pt. The form, the letter and c.v. should be stapled together
  • Enclosed two copies of both of your references; please ask each of your referees to place both copies of their references into one sealed envelope addressed to the Reid Trust, and to sign their name across the seal, before sending the reference to you
  • Enclosed a stamped addressed envelope

Applications must be received in hard copy by 1 June. It is your responsibility to make sure that the application reaches us by the deadline. Late, incomplete or incorrectly stamped applications will not be considered.

If you have not heard from the Trust by the end of July, please assume that you have not been successful.

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