Hakluyt Society Research Funding 2016 available

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The following grants are available but time is short if you are interested from a mapping perspective.

The Hakluyt Society announces two new research funding initiatives. Deadline for applications: 15 February 2016.

In furtherance of the objectives of the Hakluyt Society - to promote the study of historical exploration, travel, and worldwide cultural encounter - the Society has established two schemes of research funding open to anyone whose research interests meet with and promote the Society’s stated objectives.

The Society makes multiple research grants available in any given calendar year:

The Hakluyt Society Research Grant, up to six of which will be available per calendar year, with a maximum allocation of £1500 each.

The Hakluyt Society Short-Term Fellowship, two of which will be available per calendar year. The Fellowship may be held for a maximum of four months, with a maximum allowance of £1650 per month.

Applications for funding for the year 2016 must be received by 15 February 2016 (17:00 GMT) at researchgrants@hakluyt.com. All applicants must be members of the Hakluyt Society. Those who currently are not members but wish to become so can join the Society online. The application form and application guidelines can be downloaded here.

For more information, please visit http://www.hakluyt.com/hak-soc-news.htm or https://hakluytsociety.wordpress.com/

Sarah Tyacke from H NET posting