Grants and Prizes


The Society awards a prize in memory of Dr Vivien Law (1954-2002) for the best essay submitted on any topic within the history of linguistics. Topics may include the history both of the major subject areas of linguistics and also more specialised topics, such as writing systems, literacy, rhetoric, and the application of linguistic ideas within professional and technical fields. Read more


The Society invites applications for small amounts of funding (usually up to a maximum of £500) to support any form of activity which brings together language and history and allows them to be enjoyed by a non-academic audience. Read more

This page was last updated on 4 October 2013 at 8:14 am.