Applications are now open for the 2020-2021 funding scheme. Each year, a £500 stipend will help fund a junior scholar's* visit to the Iris Murdoch Research Centre at the University of Chichester and/or the Archives at the Kingston University, and/or participation in one of the IMRC's conferences or research events. Applications for the fund must include:
- A current CV
- Evidence of current study mode, or completion of doctoral work within the last five years.
- A 500-1000 statement outlining current research and planned development. This must include (but is not limited to) the benefits of the fund to current study/research, outline of how the funds would be used, the progress the applicant wishes to make within one year.
- A reference from the current academic supervisor (or former supervisor) confirming the suitability of the applicant and their research plan.
The closing date for receipt of materials is 1 October 2020. Applicants will be informed of the outcome by the 15 October 2020. Applications and supporting documents must be sent firstname.lastname@example.org. Informal queries to the same address.
Funds must be used within one calendar year.
*Postgraduate taught students (MA and equivalent), postgraduate by research students (PhD/DPhil/MRes or equivalent), and those who have completed their PhD (or equivalent) within the last five years.
The fund is administered by the Iris Murdoch Society