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Kate Westoby Travel Fund

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We welcome the attendance of postgraduate students at this conference and have a fund specifically set aside for subsidizing the travel of those who would otherwise be unable to attend. This fund was set up in 1992 in memory of Kate Westoby, one of the original organisers of the annual Gender and Medieval Studies Group conference.

Each year the steering committee and the conference organizers try to raise money to replenish the fund. Postgraduates whose own universities or other grant-awarding bodies are unable to help them are eligible to apply for help from the Kate Westoby fund. This includes students who wish to attend the conference but who are not giving papers.

Money will be divided amongst the number of students who apply and it may not be possible to pay expenses in full. We regret that no money can be paid in advance; we will reimburse applicants as soon as possible after the conference. Since funds are limited, priority will be given to travel expenses incurred within the UK; it is unlikely that we will be able to pay for international airfares.

For any further information on the fund send an email to the treasurer of the fund, Isabel Davis, at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

We are always eager for new donors and donations. If you would like to make a donation and encourage new voices in the field of gender and medieval studies you can email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and I will send you our account details. 

 

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