The FTGS Section is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2020 FTGS Convention Award.
Two awards are available at the value of US$800 each. The amount of the award reflects the costs of four nights of accommodation at convention hotels, but may be used as the awardees see fit. Funds will be provided at the conference itself by a member of the FTGS Exec upon proof of registration. No receipts or expense forms will be required: the award is in the full sum, to be disposed of in the manner that best supports convention participation for the awardees.
Applicants are asked to submit their CV and a letter outlining their case for support, detailing the following: previous engagement with the organization and history of attendance at the ISA Convention; the significance of attendance at the Honolulu Convention to their ongoing research program; projected costs of attendance; and any other institutional support or alternative resources available to them.
Applications should be sent to Section Chair Annika.Bergman_Rosamond@svet.lu.se by Monday 13 December, 2019.
The FTGS Inclusion and Transformation Sub-Committee will decide the provision of support by the end of 2019 and inform applicants of the outcome in early January 2020. Applicants affiliated with or graduating from institutions that do not enjoy significant resource and geographical privilege (i.e. those from the Global South in particular) will be given first consideration. Among those, priority will be given to those in their final years of graduate work completion through to their first years of their post-doctoral career who demonstrate the highest level of need; a lack of institutional support; the significance of their participation in the Convention; and a record of ongoing engagement with the FTGS Section, ISA organization, and ISA conventions.