Call for Applications | The Celia Brackenridge International Research Award | Call ends May 30, 2018

The Anita White Foundation at the University of Chichester is pleased to invite submissions for the Celia Brackenridge International Research Award. The aim of the Award is to recognise and promote excellence in scholarship on child welfare in sport and/or women and sport. The award is part of the continued legacy of Professor Brackenridge’s research and activism on these two themes. The Anita White Foundation offers this award within our broader aims of contributing to the preservation of the heritage of women in sport and to facilitate research.

The Award

We are offering an award of five hundred pounds (£500) for an entry that demonstrates excellence in published sociological scholarship on child welfare in sport and/or on women and sport.


Entries should be based on child welfare in sport and/or women and sport research that has been published, in English, between 1 March 2017 and 1 March 2018. The entries should demonstrate:

  1. Quality of scholarship
  2. Originality and advance knowledge in the field
  3. Critical thinking
  4. Potential to impact on practice

Please browse the various sections of the ChangeMakers website to see how your work fits with the themes of Professor Celia Brackenridge’s work.

Entry Eligibility

Application is open to early career researchers. These are researchers who are currently undertaking doctoral studies or were awarded doctoral degrees after January 2015.

Entry Format

To submit an entry, please download and fill in the entry form and attach a file or a link to the file you are submitting. We welcome submissions in a variety of formats, including journal articles, book chapters, theses, and project reports.

The important thing is that these demonstrate excellent scholarship on the subject of child welfare in sport and/or women and sport. Please consult us if you have other formats that you are considering. Please send completed form and attachments to:


Applications open: 8 March 2018
Applications close: 30 May 2018

Award Winner

The winner will be announced at the end of September 2018 on the ChangeMakers website.

Download the award entry form.

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