The European Science Foundation (ESF) Standing Committee for the Humanities (SCH) is funding a bursary program to support the attendance of early career European researchers at the 2009 Conference and Members’ Meeting of the TEI Consortium. The TEI Conference program committee will use this funding to make up to six grants of at least €500 (reimbursed in US dollars).


To be eligible for this funding you must be


* an "emerging scholar," which is defined by the ESF as someone who has not been in an established position for more than five years, with exceptions for parental, medical, and national service leaves. The ESF notes that "students, post-doctorate researchers and lecturers within 5 years of appointment would be amongst those included in this definition."

* actively participating in the conference: through workshop attendance or by present a paper, poster, or tool demo.

* affiliated with one of the 80 member organisations of the ESF (see


If you think you fit these criteria and would like to apply for consideration for a bursary, please send a brief CV showing your career history, affiliation with an ESF member institution, and a short statement describing your planned involvement in the 2009 Conference and Members' Meeting and/or a pre-conference workshop to [log in to unmask]

by 31 August 2009.


For more information, see





R.G. Siemens, English, University of Victoria, PO Box 3070 STN CSC, Victoria, BC, Canada. V8W 3W1. Ph.(250)721-7272  Fax.(250)721-6498 [log in to unmask]