BCLA Glyn Hambrook Postgraduate Research Award (deadline July 1 2022)

All postgraduate members of the British Comparative Literature Association are invited to apply for the Glyn Hambrook Postgraduate Research Award 2022. The funding is is worth up to £250.00, and this sum may be used by postgraduate students for any costs incurred for the purpose of research activities. These may include travel expenses, registration fees for hybrid/online conferences or seminars, enrolment for other relevant training courses, the purchase and download of applicable software, or the costs of books, journals, and stationery. The purchase of equipment such as laptops, mobiles or other hardware is not eligible.

Applicants should be members of the BCLA, and should also be students registered for a postgraduate degree (MA, MRes, MPhil or PhD) in the field of comparative literature, defined here as the interaction of at least two bodies of literature (writers, genres, etc), usually across languages.

Applications for membership may be made at this link.

The deadline for applications is July 1 2022, 12.00 noon. No applications can be accepted after this date, and proof of purchase or receipts are required to claim all or part of the amount awarded.

The application form is available at this link:

Please download, complete the form electronically and send it as an attachment to bclawebeditor@gmail.com. An acknowledgement of the application will be made on receipt.

This award is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Dr Glyn Hambrook, former Reader in Comparative and European Literature and co-director the Centre for Transnational and Transcultural Research in the Faculty of Arts, the Executive Committee of the British Comparative Literature Association, and co-editor of the Association’s journal, Comparative Critical Studies.

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