The CUTG invites applications for two travelling scholarships of up to
£250/€350 each, intended to assist postgraduate members in travelling
abroad to carry out research for their thesis or give a paper directly
related to their area of study. The scholarships are intended to
contribute to the costs of reasonable and necessary travel and/or
The deadline for applications is 29 June 2007. If unsuccessful the first
time, applicants may re-submit their application in the following round.
No further re-submissions will be accepted.
The following criteria of eligibility apply:
• Applicants must be a fully paid-up member of the CUTG at least
from the submission of the application to the time of payment of the
scholarship. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that their
membership has been approved before their application is submitted.
• Applicants must be registered at a university in Great Britain or
Ireland for a PhD on a topic related to German Studies.
• Postgraduate students based abroad or already carrying out
research abroad are ineligible to apply.
An application statement of no more than 250 words as a MS Word document
should be emailed as an attachment to the Hon. Treasurer Dr Jim Jordan
([log in to unmask]). It should contain the following details:
• The name and contact details of the applicant.
• The applicant’s PhD thesis topic or title; the institution at
which it is registered; and the full name of the supervisor(s).
• Details of the research or paper, its relevance to the applicant’s
thesis and the timing of the trip.
• A costed breakdown of the items for which the applicant is seeking
• Details of any other funding for the trip which the applicant has
applied for or obtained. Applicants should note that the CUTG encourages
them also to seek funding from other bodies.
Applicants will be informed of the Committee’s decision within two months
of the deadline.Successful applicants will receive their scholarship at
Scholarship holders are required to supply to the Treasurer within three
months of the completion of their trip a report on the visit of no more
than 200 words, along with any relevant receipts or documentation, or
copies thereof. The report must also be submitted as an email attachment,
and it may be uploaded to the CUTG website. If scholarship holders take
any digital pictures they feel might enhance the website, they are welcome
to submit these also!
Scholarships will be awarded at the discretion of the CUTG Committee,
which retains the right to apply further criteria of selection and