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"...The Wolfson History Prize - the historians' Olympic gold" Chris McGovern (former advisor to the Policy Unit at 10 Downing Street). If you haven't already seen short film of the winner announcement 2019, you can watch ...

  • Founded in 1955
  • 11,000 projects supported
  • £1.9 billion funded
  • Funding awarded in 2018: £37 million

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New British Academy Wolfson Fellowship scheme announced today

Today, a new major new funding initiative between the Wolfson Foundation and the British Academy opens to support the next generation of research and engagement leaders in the humanities and social sciences. If you are a talented early career researcher looking for...

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Wolfson History Prize now has its own Twitter handle

We are thrilled to launch the Wolfson History Prize's dedicated Twitter account. Please follow @WolfsonHistory and #WolfsonHistoryPrize for the latest prize updates! We look forward to keeping you updated about the Wolfson History Prize 2019.

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