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Travel Awards

Text of Call for Award Proposals:

Graduate students, independent scholars, and contingent faculty are invited to apply for a BWWA travel grant for BWWC 2020. The deadline for travel grant submissions is January 15, 2020.

To qualify for a BWWA travel grant, applicants must:

• Be currently enrolled as full-time graduate students;

• Be currently employed in non-tenured, part-time, or adjunct positions; or

• Have completed their doctorates within the last ten years and be unaffiliated with any university.

Please submit the following information as an attachment to Lisa Hager (hagerl@uwm.edu) by January 15, 2020:

• A copy of your conference proposal

• A brief cover letter specifying:

– Award being applied for: Graduate Student Travel Award or Independent Scholar/ Contingent Faculty Travel Award

– Information regarding your previous affiliation with the BWWA

– Anticipated travel distance

– Any other pertinent details of employment.

Submission Directions:

• All of the application documents should be part of one single attachment file.

• The attachment should be a MS Word doc or Adobe pdf.

• The file name should start with the applicant’s last name (ex. smith_bwwcapp.doc).

• The subject line of the email should indicate:

– Award being applied for: Graduate Student Travel Award or Independent Scholar/ Contingent Faculty Travel Award

– Period that best fits the project: early to mid 18th-century, late 18th-century to early 19th-century, mid 19th-century to early 20th-century