FfWG - Theodora Bosanquet Bursary for Women Graduates

Award Applicable for Academic Year Current
Level of Study Postgraduate
Masters, Research
Nationality EU (Non-UK), International (Non-EU), UK
Mode of Study Full Time, Part Time
When to apply Post enrolment
Source External
Department/Subject specific History and English Literature
College Members All Colleges
Value of Award Variable
General Information

Applications for the Bursary are invited annually.  It is open to WOMEN scholars or WOMEN postgraduate students who are carrying out research in HISTORY or ENGLISH LITERATURE requiring the use of libraries, archives, or other scholarly resources in London, and covers the cost of accommodation at a hall of residence in Central London for a period of up to four weeks.  (The holder will be responsible for the cost of all travel and other expenses).

The closing date for receipt of applications for the Bursary offered for tenure during the period 1 JULY to MID SEPTEMBER 2019 is 31 OCTOBER 2018.  

Applicants will be requested to forward the reference forms to two referees, at least one of whom must be acquainted with the applicant's proposed work.  Successful applicants will be notified by the beginning of February that they have been awarded a Bursary.  Dates of residence must then be arranged through the Grants Administrator.  After completing her tenure of the Bursary, every Bursary holder is required to submit a short report to the Foundation on the work carried out during her stay in London.

The Bursary was founded in 1973 in memory of THEODORA BOSANQUET, MBE, BSc (London),  (1881-1961), the writer and administrator.  She was a member of both the British and the International Federations of University Women, and was the Executive Secretary of the International Federation of University Women between 1920-35.  She is also remembered as secretary to the author, Henry James, OM, from 1908 until his death in 1916; and for her work with Viscountess Rhondda, the founder of Time and Tide, as contributor, Director, and Literary Editor of that journal.

Application Procedure

Contact details: Mrs Jean F Collett Flatt, Grants Administrator.

Requests for application forms by e-mail to grants@ffwg.org.uk after end of August 2018

Application Deadline To be received before 31st October 2018

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