Travel Bursaries


A limited number of travel bursaries are available. Preference will be given to those who are participating in the conference by presenting a paper, leading a workshop, or speaking at a round table. Students are encouraged to apply.

To submit an application for a travel bursary, please send a letter of interest, that includes the desired funding amount and any information about other funding sources, along with a current CV.

All bursary applications must be received by December 22, 2008 to be considered and applicants will be notified by email of the Bursary Committee’s decision by January 15, 2009. All bursaries awarded will be distributed at the conference and will need to be collected in person at the time and place to be announced.

Applications can be submitted by email or post.


To apply by email, please combine all of the requested materials into a single file in either PDF or MS Word format and submit it as an attachment under the subject line Travel Bursary Request to:


To submit the request by post, please send all of the supporting materials along with a current email address to:

Lisa Fischer
Director of the Digital History Center
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
P.O. Box 1776
Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-1776
United States