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Purpose

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 of the last five years is eligible to apply. Rank and institutional affiliation are not considered. 

Application

  • A 150-word abstract of the project;
  • A longer but concise narrative description of the project, indicating its procedures, goals, and significance within the field of theater/performance studies;
  • A 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;

All documents (applications, curriculum vitae, etc.) should be uploaded below. Documents should be sent in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc or .docx) format

Evaluation

Applications will be assessed by a committee consisting of Leigh Woods (Chair) and David Roman. 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 Leigh Woods.

View previous Research Fellowship Award winners here.

The deadline for this award has passed.

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

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