Phyllis and Eileen Gibbs Travelling Research Fellowships

This Travelling Fellowship has been endowed with the object of assisting women graduates who have considerable experience of research (normally beyond the doctoral level), who intend to undertake fieldwork projects outside the British isles (and normally not within their own countries of residence) in Biology, Archaeology, Social Anthropology, or Sociology, with preference for Archaeology or Biology. The Travelling Fellowship is open to women who are or have been members if any College or Approved Foundation or Approved Society in, or University Officers in, the University of Cambridge, but preference will be given to present or former members of Newnham College.

Applications are currently being accepted for the 2016-17 Travelling Fellowship. Applications will close at midnight (GMT) on Monday 22nd February 2016. For further information, and details of how to apply, click here.

Recent Gibbs travelling research projects

Recent recipients and their fieldwork projects are listed below.

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History of the Gibbs Fellowship

The Gibbs Fellowship was founded in 1970 from a gift made by Miss Eileen Gibbs in her own name and in that of her late sister Phyllis.

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