This grant program supports the work of BIPOC medieval scholars whose work addresses the intersections of two or more of the following areas: race, gender, sexuality, disability, and social justice. This award particularly seeks to support work focused on medieval law/legal discourse; the work of scholar-activists; and/or those researching historical dimensions of racial justice issues.  It is intended for the development of a conference paper, a journal article, or a dissertation chapter.

Grant amount

One grant of $500 awarded annually


  • BIPOC medieval scholars who are in early stages of their career (e.g. graduate students and ECRs), independent scholars, or members of the academic precariate.
  • This competition is global and therefore open to BIPOC scholars residing anywhere in the world.


All materials due to Suzanne Edwards ( by March 1, 2024.

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