Special Initiatives Application Form

International Sociology of Sport Association Special Initiatives Application Form

The International Sociology of Sport Association will consider applications to fund Special Initiatives which meet the mission of the association.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Applicants must have been full members of the association for at least two years. Associate members and student members are not eligible to apply.
  • Funding will not be awarded for salaries, congress attendance or research projects.
  • Initiatives will be considered on a case-by-case basis, with respect to their commitment to the ISSA mission, and the Executive Board reserves the right not to award any funding.
  • Timescale: the deadline for submission of initiatives is May 1, 2017; decisions on successful applications will be announced by July 1st 2017; all initiatives must be completed, and a full report on activities received by December 1st For more information and to submit your application please communicate with ISSA President, Christine Dallaire at christine.dallaire@uottawa.ca.
Name of applicantsMust be ISSA members must submit a CV


Title of initiative 
Amount of funding requested (between 1000-5000 GBP; depending on the scope and merit of the initiative and the number of projects we will consider partial of full funding for successful applicants)Include breakdown of costs and explanation of why funding is not available elsewhere



Rationale for funding (maximum 1,000 words)With reference to ISSA mission:

  • To promote international cooperation in the field of sociology of sport.
  • To exchange information among all countries concerning the results of research in the sociology of sport.
  • To convene international seminars or symposia on aspects of the sociology of sport.
  • To prepare and circulate reports about the social background of sport and the status of the sociology of sport in different countries.
  • To cooperate with ICSSPE, ISA and other committees, groups or organizations in order to solve tasks of general interest.
  • To identify sociological problems in sport, and where appropriate, organize international research programmes concerning the same.
  • To oversee and coordinate the official publications of ISSA.
  • To advise and facilitate the establishment of other continental, regional and national sociology of sport societies.