Bursary to attend Under the Mediterranean II

The Foundation is offering twelve bursaries at €1000 each to attend the Under the Mediterranean II conference in Malta

In October 2017 the ‘Under the Mediterranean’ conference was held in Nicosia, on the centenary of Honor Frost’s birth in Cyprus. Over 100 speakers discussed a number of topics ranging from ship construction, harbours and maritime cultural landscapes to maritime connectivity in the ancient world. The ‘Under the Mediterranean II’ conference to be held in Malta in April 2022 is a continued reflection of this mission as well as Honor Frost’s connection to the island.

The bursary is to cover the cost of flights, visas, accommodation and subsistence, the conference registration fee will be waived for succesful applicants. 

The Foundation is offering twelve bursaries at €1000 each to attend the conference, applicant’s must;

  • Be either from the HFF region (Cyprus, Egypt, Lebanon or Syria) or an early career researcher working in the HFF region.
  • Be planning to submit a paper or poster at the conference, the deadline for abstracts is the 31st October.
  • Be prepared to help promote the conference via social media.
  • Submit a full report on the event if successful, details of this will provided with the award email.
More information about the conference, including the call for papers can be found here. To apply for the bursary please complete the form below by the 30th November 2021

Bursary Application Form

  • Please provide more information about you which demonstrates a strong interest and commitment to maritime archaeology.
  • Please provide more information which amongst other things, outlines why you should receive this support, indicating why you have chosen to take part in the conference and what benefit this brings you specifically as well as your potential peers. This should be ideally a minimum 250-300 words and include a clear justification for why this conference will benefit you, and what you hope to achieve through attending.
  • If you have submitted a paper or poster please provide the abstract here.
  • Max. file size: 128 MB.
    Please upload a brief CV, ideally no more than one page, as a word doc or pdf
  • If your application is successful we ask that you abide by the following terms and conditions, please tick these to confirm you understand and accept
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