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ISS GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

I.)  INTRODUCTION:

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          As one of the principal goals of the ISS is to encourage younger generations to experience the delights and enlightenment of reading and seeing Shaw’s works and participating in the discussion of them, the ISS offers a generous program of support in the form of scholarships, travel grants, and prizes, most of which are allied with particular events, such as symposia and conferences.

 

2.) TO CONTRIBUTE:

 

To contribute to the fund for grants and scholarships, include this in your membership application or renewal.  See the membership form at http://www.shawsociety.org/2016-membership-form.htm.   If you give a minimum of $500, the grant the ISS gives with that can carry your name, if you wish.  

 

3.) TRAVEL GRANTS IN 2016:

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            In 2016 the ISS will offer a limited number of Travel Grants and Bryden Scholarships for the following event: 

 

 

 

“Thirteenth Annual Summer Shaw Symposium”

At the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

July 22-24, 2016

{Featuring Mrs. Warren’s Profession & The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God}

See www.shawfest.com for the entire Festival repertory

Bryden Scholarships & ISS Travel Grants Available

Deadline for Abstracts and Scholarship/Grant Applications is May 1, 2016

(Click HERE for the specific form)

Details for the Summer Symposium are available at http://www.shawsociety.org/SummerSymposium-2016.htm

 

 

 

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 4.) TRAVEL GRANT & BRYDEN SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM

 Use the same form (at the bottom) for your application for an ISS Travel Grant for the 2016 Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival in Canada, July 22-24, 2016, which, if granted, may be combined with a Bryden Scholarship from the Shaw Festival that will provide free accommodation for three nights and free registration for the conference (which includes free tickets for the two Shaw plays).  Typically there are only two Brydens available, so the ISS may award Travel Grants that are not accompanied by Bryden Scholarships, which means that the winner of a grant without the Bryden would be responsible for arranging and paying for accommodations and registration.  The maximum amount for the Travel Grant is normally $500, part of which would go to paying for your registration if you have not been awarded a Bryden Scholarship as well.  Acceptance of the Travel Grant assumes that you will attend the entire conference and present a paper or appear on a panel as scheduled. For more details about the symposium, see http://www.shawsociety.org/SummerSymposium-2016.htm .  Send questions to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca or the ISS President Michael O’Hara at  mohara@bsu.edu.

 

 

JUST COPY AND PASTE THE FOLLOWING FORM INTO A DOCUMENT THAT CAN BE ATTACHED TO AN EMAIL. 

 PLEASE TYPE YOUR RESPONSES TO THE FOLLOWING ITEMS, EXPANDING SECTIONS AS NEEDED:

Send with a brief letter introducing yourself (if you are not a member of the ISS),

a 350-word abstract, and a c.v., all in one file and in that order,

addressed to Professor Brad Kent at Brad.Kent@lit.ulaval.ca, with a copy to Michael O’Hara at mohara@bsu.edu.

 

Please say if you are applying for just a Bryden Scholarship, or a Bryden Scholarship and an ISS Travel Grant, or just an ISS Travel Grant

 

Travel Grant Amount requested:  ($500 is normally the maximum granted)

 

 

Name:

Address:

Email Address (correspondence by email is preferred):

Telephone Numbers (Home, Work, Cell):

Your Current Academic Affiliation (as student or teacher):

Proposed Paper Title:

Projected Travel Expenses (Please limit this to unreimbursed expenses):

Studies of Shaw You Are Currently Involved In:

Future Plans for Study of Shaw:

Are there any special reasons why you should be given this grant?

Attach a C.V. that demonstrates your scholarship and research over the course of your career.

 

 

 

 

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