Annual Postgraduate Students Research Bursary

The Dresden Trust Annual Postgraduate Students Research Bursary

The Dresden Trust is proud to advertise a Research Travel Bursary for Postgraduate Students in the UK working on any aspect of a Dresden-related subject in Cultural Studies (literature, music, fine arts, media, tourism studies). The period(s) in question are from the 18th century to present day. One of the thematic thrusts can be the aftermath of the destruction of Dresden in the final phase of the Second World War.

This Dresden Trust Bursary is designed for research students to conduct work in the Dresden archives and libraries for a period of approximately one month. The bursary on offer worth € 1,500 is to cover travel costs and subsistence and will be available from 1st June 2022.

Applications must include the applicant’s CV and a 500-word project description outlining the rationale for going to Dresden in connection with the MA-dissertation, or PhD project. At the end of the research stay, a 2,500-word summary of findings is to be written for publication on the Dresden Trust website.

Deadline for applications is 28th March 2022. The successful applicant will be notified by 11th April 2022.

Please submit applications to The Chairman of the Dresden Trust:

Dresden, Germany classical cathedrals and spires on The Elbe River at night.