Deadline: March 15, 2014
The purpose of the ASTR Research Fellowships is to underwrite some of
the research expenses of scholars undertaking projects significant to
the field of theatre and/or performance studies. The total award of up
to $3000 may be divided among multiple winners. The fellowships can be
used in conjunction with funding from other sources. Eligibility:
Anyone holding a terminal degree and who has been a member of ASTR for
at least three years is eligible to apply. Rank and institutional
affiliation are not considered.
Application: A complete application should consist of the following:
- a 150-word abstract of the project;
longer but concise narrative description of the project, indicating its
procedures, goals, and significance within the field of
budget for the project, indicating the portion of expenses that ASTR
funds will be used to underwrite, such as travel, reproductions, etc.;
- a two-page curriculum vitae;
- and, three letters of support from scholars in the proposed or related fields of study.
All documents (applications, curriculum vitae, etc.)
should be sent by e-mail directly to Shaun Franklin-Sewell, ASTR
Webmaster, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Documents should be sent in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft
Word (.doc or .docx) format. On the subject line, include the
applicant's last name, the name of the award, and the type of document
To maintain confidentiality, referees should send supporting letters directly to Shaun Franklin-Sewell at email@example.com. Referees should include the applicant's last name, the name of the award, and "reference"
on the subject line of their e-mail.
Applications will be assessed by a committee consisting of Shane Vogel
(chair), Carol Martin, and Jen-Scott Mobley. Committee members will consider
the merit of the project within the field of theater/performance
studies and of the individual scholar's academic research endeavors. Please direct questions to Shane Vogel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification: All applicants will be informed by May 1, 2014.
Claudia Rene Wier
Manon Van De Water
Gary Jay Williams
Kevin J. Wetmore
Gay Gibson Cima
Richard W. Schoch