2021 CWWH Graduate Conference Grant Competition
Deadline: OCTOBER 21, 2021
Thanks to a generous donation from former WHA President and Coalition for Western Women’s History co-founder Elizabeth Jameson, the CWWH created a fund to support graduate student conference attendance. This year the Coalition for Western Women’s History is pleased to announce a 2020 WHA Conference Grant for CWWH graduate student members who are registered to attend the 2021 WHA Conference in Portland, Oregon (presence on the program is not required). This grant continues the Coalition’s commitment to supporting graduate students whose research and teaching interests in the history of the North American West engages in the analysis of women, gender, and sexuality. Please note that CWWH is open to persons of all genders, sexualities, and races/ethnicities who seek to support and advance the scholarship on women, gender, and sexuality in the North American West.
The grant of $500 may be used for travel, registration, and lodging at the WHA. The recipient will also receive a ticket to the CWWH Breakfast, where s/he/ze will receive the award. Please send your application and a letter of reference is requested to be sent directly to Cathleen Cahill via email at email@example.com.
Application Form: Once the formal due date has been announced above, please send your application as a Word or PDF document to firstname.lastname@example.org with “CWWH Grant Competition” in the subject line.
In your application please include on the cover page:
Affiliation and year in program:
Address, phone number, and email address:
Are you registered for the 2021 WHA Conference:
Please attach to the cover page the following:
In 250 words (one page, double spaced) or less, please describe how your research engages analyses of gender and/or reflects your commitment to advancing the scholarship on women, gender, and sexuality in the North American West.
Please submit to email@example.com.
Letter of recommendation
Please ask your advisor or a faculty member who knows your work to provide a letter of recommendation that addresses that ways in which your research engages analyses of gender and/or reflects your commitment to the history of women and gender in the American West and send it directly by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org by October 21, 2021.