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Travel grants

The Australasian Victorian Studies Association (AVSA) will offer two travel grants that will provide $1000 for scholars to attend the conference and present a paper.

Grants will be available to scholars in the following categories:

  • Students currently enrolled in a postgraduate research degree at a university
  • Scholars without institutional funding (SWIF), e.g. retired or unwaged academics, sessional tutors, PhD students awaiting examination, postdoctoral researchers

Criteria

Postgraduates

  • Not eligible in first year of postgraduate study
  • Not eligible if they have access to funding from their university
  • Not eligible if they have had a previous AVSA conference travel grant
  • Brief letter/email of support from supervisor required (to provide evidence of student’s progress and confirm that funding not available)
  • One-page CV required
  • High quality abstract, relevant to the conference theme

SWIF

  • Must be ineligible for conference funding from an institution, e.g. retired, unwaged, sessional tutors, PhD students awaiting confirmation of degree
  • One-page CV, including referees and previous conference participation, required
  • High quality abstract, relevant to the conference theme


Applications

Applications comprising an abstract, one-page CV, and (for postgraduate applicants) a letter of support from supervisor should be submitted via email by 30 May 2018.

Email 1869@otago.ac.nz

Applications will be assessed by a committee comprising members of the AVSA Executive and the conference organizers and be notified in due course.

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