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Vectis Archaeological Trust

Application form for grants to Individuals

Please note: Owing to the Corona Virus
Grants are now closed until 2023.

Terms and conditions

  1. Grants up to a maximum value of 1000. can be awarded, as and when the Trusts funds permit, to support individuals doing research or for the publication of a book or article appertaining to archaeological sites on or around the Isle of Wight. Grants can also cover the costs of one-off or ongoing projects relating to the presentation, conservation or study of the Islands archaeology/ history.

  2. VAT operates a non-discriminatory policy; any grants awarded will be given to individuals who meet the funding criteria and the academic relevance/merit regarding their application.

  3. Successful applicants will be awarded a grant prior to the proposed expenditure and will be required to submit receipts for goods or work carried out as part of the project. It is expected that grants will normally be spent within a year of their award. Any grant moneys remaining at the end of the project should be returned to Vectis Archaeological Trust.

  4. Successful applicants will be expected to submit a short-illustrated report on the use of the grant, suitable for publication on the Trusts website or an agreed alternative such as a talk at one of the Trusts meetings. An acknowledgement of the financial contribution from VAT should also be publicly displayed as appropriate. Applicants must apply to the Honorary Secretary, using the application form below.

  5. Applications will be considered by the board of Trustees at the next Trustees meeting that takes place after receipt of an application. Candidates will be notified of the Trustees decision as soon as possible after that meeting. The Trustees decision is final.

All grants are awarded at the discretion of the Trustees.

To apply for a grant please click on the link below

Application Form

When filled in, please send completed application forms via email to
The Honorary Secretary, Dr David Tomalin,
at or by post to:
Vectis Archaeological Trust, Brading Roman Villa,
Morton Old Road, Brading, PO36 0PH.

Please note: Owing to the Covid19 virus
our postal mailbox is temporarily out of use


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