WHS Research Bursary

Women’s History Scotland is very pleased to invite applications for a Research Bursary for the 2019 academic year. The Research Bursary is open to a master’s student, a doctoral student, an untenured early career researcher or an independent scholar who is a member of Women’s History Scotland and is currently undertaking research in women’s and gender history, particularly for those working in Scotland or working on Scottish themes. (To become a member of the Society, go to http://womenshistoryscotland.org/membership/)

An award of up to £300 will be made towards travel, accommodation and living expenses for a research visit to a UK library, archive, conference, or similar research facility. The successful candidate(s) will be expected to submit a brief report or a blog post (no more than one side of A4) detailing how they used the award to fund their research. The grant may be used in collaboration with other awards.

The deadline for the application is 31st March 2019 and the result will be communicated to the successful applicant by 21st April 2019. To apply, please fill in the award application form:

pdf – WomensHistoryScotlandApplicationForm

word – WomensHistoryScotlandApplicationForm

Enquiries about the award and electronic submissions should be sent to bursary@womenshistoryscotland.org.