The Literary Encyclopedia Research Travel Awards 2018

The Literary Encyclopedia Scholarship Fund has been established through the donation of royalties by contributors and editors to the Encyclopedia.

In 2018 the Literary Encyclopedia Scholarship Fund will award between 3 and 5 (depending on the number and strength of proposals received) travel bursaries worth between £500 and £750 each to assist emerging scholars in defraying the costs of archival research on a literary or related matter. Conference attendance will not be covered.

Applicants must be either contributors to The Literary Encyclopedia or carrying out doctoral research in an institution which subscribes to The Literary Encyclopedia and should normally be under the age of 35 on 1st January 2018 or within ten years of completing their doctorate.

The research travel must be completed before September 30th 2018 and recipients will be expected to provide formal reports on their work by October 31st 2018.

Applicants should please download and complete the application form attached HERE, and email it to The Managing Editor no later than 28th February 2018. We hope to announce decisions by the end of April 2018.

You can read about the winning candidates and research proposals from previous years HERE.

PLEASE FORWARD THIS ANNOUNCEMENT TO ALL INTERESTED PARTIES, COLLEAGUES IN YOUR OWN DEPARTMENT, OTHER MODERN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENTS, AS WELL AS DOCTORAL STUDENTS.