Journal of Pacific History Inc. Call for applications – JPH COVID-19 grants

Type: Grant

Name: JPH COVID-19 Grant

Location: n/a

Application Deadline: September 30, 2020

Sponsoring Institution: The Journal of Pacific History


Details:

The Journal of Pacific History Inc. invites qualified persons to apply for either of the two
following categories of grants. The grants are offered in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
to help support early career, unemployed, or casually employed Pacific historians to prepare
articles for submission to the Journal of Pacific History.
See https://www.tandfonline.com/loi/cjph for the journal’s Aims and scope, Journal information,
and Instructions for authors.
Category One Grant – AU$4,000 x 2
Any unemployed or casually employed scholar who has completed a PhD since 2015 in a field
relevant to Pacific history can apply for a grant of AU$4,000 to prepare a journal article on a
topic of relevance to the Journal of Pacific History. Successful applicants will receive AU$500
upfront, AU$2,000 on submission of a manuscript through the Journal of Pacific History Taylor
& Francis web portal before 31 July 2021, and AU$1,500 on acceptance of the article by the
Journal of Pacific History.
Category Two Grant – AU$6,000 x 1
Any unemployed or casually employed scholar of Pacific history with a PhD can apply for a
grant of AU$6,000 to prepare a joint article, co-authored with a Pacific Islander, on a topic of
relevance to the Journal of Pacific History. For the purposes of this grant, ‘Pacific Islander’
comprises persons from the independent island Pacific, Papua New Guinea, and Papua and West
Papua Provinces. The grant is to be shared equally between the successful authors, who will
receive AU$2,000 upfront, AU$3,000 on submission of a manuscript through the Journal of
Pacific History Taylor & Francis web portal before 31 July 2021, and AU$1,000 on acceptance
of the article by the Journal of Pacific History.
It may be possible to republish the article subsequently in translation to a relevant Pacific
language.
Application process
Candidates should submit a recent CV, letters of support from two referees, and a proposal of up
to 1,000 words by 30 September 2020 to the Secretary of JPH Inc
(bronwen.douglas@anu.edu.au). Applications should include the following:
Abstract: 200 words
Outline: rationale of the topic and a brief historiography
Timeline: to submission via the JPH online portal
Applications will be assessed by a sub-committee of the Editorial Board of the Journal of
Pacific History. A mentor may be appointed to assist successful applicants in either or both
categories.
Helen Gardner
Chair, JPH Inc.


Posted: July 15, 2020