ISS GRANTS & SCHOLARSHIPS
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2014 Travel Grant Application Forms (match the form with the event)
Note on Summer Shaw Symposiums & Bryden Scholarships
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. In the past, for illustration:
v Five young scholars were awarded Best Paper Awards at the USF Sarasota Shaw Conference in 2004.
v Eleven received ISS Hampton-Hussey Travel Grants to the Shaw Conference at Brown University in June 2006.
v Four were awarded ISS Travel Grants (which supplemented Bryden Scholarships offered by the Shaw Festival) at the Shaw Festival’s Shaw Symposium in July 2005.
v Four ISS Travel Grants (with Bryden Scholarships) at the Symposium in August 2006.
v Four ISS Travel Grants (with Bryden Scholarships) at the Symposium in July 2007.
v Five ISS Travel Grants (with Bryden Scholarships) at the Symposium in July 2008.
v Three ISS Travel Grants (with Bryden Scholarships) at the Symposium in July 2009.
v Thirteen ISS Travel Grants at the Shaw Conference in Washington, D.C. in October 2009.
v Two ISS Travel Grants at the Summer Symposium in July 2010.
v Five Jay R. Tunney / ISS Travel Grants were awarded at the Chicago Symposium in October 2010.
v Eleven Jay R. Tunney / ISS Travel Grants were awarded at the U. of Guelph Shaw Conference in July of 2011.
v Four ISS Travel Grants were awarded for the 2012 Dublin Shaw Conference in May/June of 2012l.
v Five ISS Travel Grants (two with Bryden Scholarships) were awarded at the 2012 Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival.
v Five ISS Travel Grants were awarded at the 2013 “Shaw at Home” Conference in Ayot St. Lawrence/ London, England.
v Five ISS Travel Grants (two with Bryden Scholarships) were awarded at the 2013 Summer Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival.
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/2014-membership-form.htm. If you give a minimum of $500, the grant the ISS gives with that can carry your name, if you wish.
Plans for ISS events in 2014 are still in the formative stage, but the ISS will offer a limited number of travel grants for the following two events:
or the 11th Annual Shaw Symposium on July 25-27, 2014, at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
JUST COPY AND PASTE THE FOLLOWING 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 the ISS President Michael O’Hara and sent to "O'Hara, Michael" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Amount requested ($500 is normally the maximum granted):
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.
Arrangements with the Shaw Festival have been made to award two to five ISS Travel Grants each year to complement Bryden Scholarships (which provide free accommodations for three nights & free registration) for “emerging scholars” to attend and deliver a paper at the Annual Summer Shaw Symposium at the Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the Lake Ontario, usually scheduled in late July. The ISS may also award Travel Grants that are not accompanied by Bryden Scholarships, which means that the winner of a grant would be responsible for arranging and paying for accommodations.
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