British Institute in Eastern Africa Graduate Attachments


To provide opportunities for research experience to recent university graduates.

Small grants and assistance may be offered on a discretionary basis to scholars of other nationalities. Archaeology students may be required to assist in excavation carried out by the Institute's staff. Details of activities are published in the Archaeology Abroad bulletin and in the Institute's annual report, copies of which are available on request.


Open to recent graduates from UK and East African universities.

Quantity Available

Up to 12


  • Annual

Study Length

3-6 months

Award Value

Covers travel and subsistence

Application procedure

Candidates must submit a letter of application to the Director, BIEA with the names of two academic referees and a curriculum vitae.

Closing date

March 31st


British Academy

Study Level

  • Postgraduate

British Institute in Eastern Africa

The British Institute in Eastern Africa (BIEA) exists to promote research in the humanities and social sciences. BIEA is based in Nairobi, but supports work across Eastern Africa, and is one of the schools and institutes supported by the British Academy.

Contact Details

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the British Institute in Eastern Africa by using the links below.


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