ATTN: Grad Students! Apply for the CWWH Travel Grant

Thursday, August 22, 2019 12:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The CWWH will be offering its $500 WHA graduate student travel grant again this year (deadline Sept 20). please spread the word widely!

The grant of $500 may be used for travel, registration, and lodging in Las Vegas. The recipient will also receive a ticket to the CWWH Breakfast, where s/he/ze will receive the award. Please send your application and a letter of reference is requested to be sent directly to Cathleen Cahill via email at

Application Form: Please send your application as a Word or PDF document to with “CWWH Grant Competition” in the subject line.

In your application please include a cover page with the following information:

Full Name: Affiliation and year in program: 

Address, phone number, and email address: 

Are you registered for the 2019 WHA Conference:

Please attach to the cover page the following:

In 250 words (one page, double spaced) or less, please describe how your research engages analyses of gender and/or reflects your commitment to advancing the scholarship on women, gender, and sexuality in the North American West.

Please submit to

Letter of recommendation Please ask your advisor or a faculty member who knows your work to provide a letter of recommendation that addresses that ways in which your research engages analyses of gender and/or reflects your commitment to the history of women and gender in the American West and send it directly by email by Sept 20th.

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