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.

We are offering an award of five hundred pounds (£500) for an entry that demonstrates excellence in published social science scholarship on child welfare in sport and/or on women and sport.
We invite submissions of published scholarship that are within the subjects of child welfare in sport and/or women and sport. Please visit the page on this website to see how your work fits with the themes of Professor Celia Brackenridge’s work.
Applications open: 8 March 2019
Applications close: 31 May 2019

Application is open to early career researchers. These are researchers who are currently undertaking doctoral studies or were awarded doctoral degrees after January 2016.
To submit an entry, please 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 primary assessment criteria is that the submission demonstrates 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. The panel will only accept one submission per applicant. Please send completed form and attachments to:
The winner will be announced at the end of September 2019 on the Anita White Foundation and Changemakers websites.

Previous Winners
2019: Anne Tjønndal, "Girls Are Not Made of Glass!": Barriers Experienced by Women in Norwegian Olympic Boxing, Nord University, Norway.

2018: AJ Rankin-Wright, ‘Sports Coaching and the Inclusion of Black Women in the United Kingdom’, Leeds Beckett University.
The award is to be spent on activities or expenses related to scholarship and research (for example professional development, scholarly events, subscriptions to scholarly publications, or membership to professional associations). The award is to be spent within ten months of receipt. The recipient will be required to submit a report of not more than 500 words on how they used the award. The Anita White Foundation reserves the right to withdraw the award.