Monday, December 7, 2009

African Literature Association Grant

The African Literature Association (ALA) is pleased to announce the establishment of an ALA Travel Grant Award of $3,000 to be awarded to three members of the ALA traveling from Africa to the ALA Conference. This is the fourth year of the award.

Eligible applicants should demonstrate:scholarship, financial need and ability to supplement grant award.

ALA Travel Grant Applications must include the following documents:
  • A 2 page cover letter including title and abstract of conference paper
  • to be presented at ALA conference;
  • A 2 page Curriculum Vitae or résumé (including ALA travel grant awards received within the past three [3] years , teaching and/or research experience and interests, professional meetings/conference s attended, dates, place and titles of papers presented, current university affiliation, if applicable
  • Two letters of recommendation. Each letter should be no more than 2 pages, and should include contact and brief biographical information of recommender. Recommender CV or résumé not needed.
Deadline: December 30, 2009. Go here for more info.

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