Medium-Term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships

Medium-term Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorships (MT-BMVPs) support visits of distinguished researchers to the University for between 1-3 months. The scheme offers funds for travel, subsistence (£800 per month) and accommodation (at 1 University Walk, the IAS accommodation, where possible).

Applications are welcome at any time and will be assessed at two deadlines per year:

For shorter visits of up to four weeks please apply via the IAS Fast Track Benjamin Meaker Visiting Professorship Scheme.

Next deadline: 17 May 2019

How to apply for funding


Award holders must complete a BMVP Report Form (Office document, 100kB) at the end of their visit and forward this to their Head of Department/School for comment before submitting electronically to The IAS also welcomes contributions to its blog also to be sent to along with photos. Please note that it is the Bristol Academic Host’s responsibility to enter outcomes of BMVP visits into PURE, suitably acknowledging the IAS.