Funding opportunity – via CAL newsletter

The FWSA is now offering a small grant of £250 for postgraduate members who wish to organise workshops, seminars or conferences in the fields of feminist, women’s and/or gender studies. This money can be used for a variety of purposes, including paying speakers’ costs, providing refreshments, or hiring facilities, and it can be used alongside other awards.

We require a short proposal (see form and postcard attached) from members who wish to apply for these funds containing the following:

·         A detailed plan of the event, including topic and rationale, structure, invited speakers, CFP or poster, and, if available, programme;

·         A strategy for attracting delegates (particularly from other institutions) and planned numbers;

·         A detailed budget showing specifically for what FWSA funding will be used.

Please send enquiries and completed proposals electronically to applications will not be accepted.

The deadline for applications is 1st June 2011 and decisions will be communicated by 1st July 2011. For more details please see the guidelines included in the attached entry form.

Please note that these funds are available to FWSA members only. To join, go to:

We are looking forward to your applications and thank you for your support.

Katya Salmi, Administrator

Feminist and Women’s Studies Association (UK & Ireland)


Further details regarding these scholarships, including application forms, can be found in WebCT (PG Student Newsletter) in a folder entitled: ‘Scholarships – Funding – Awards‘.



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