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The American Society for Theatre Research sponsors or coordinates several awards, grants, fellowships, and prizes to support and recognize outstanding scholarship in theatre and performance studies. Follow the links below to read more about each award, including purpose, history, application or nomination procedures, and deadline. Please note that deadlines may change each year. If you have questions, please contact awards@astr.org.

View our awards archive page to see past recipients.

Awards, Fellowships and Application Deadlines

Publication & Presentation Prizes (for Your Work)

Cambridge University Press Prize
Deadline: February 1, 2016

ATHE-ASTR Award for Excellence in Digital Scholarship
Deadline: February 15, 2016

Sally Banes Publication Prize
Deadline: April 1, 2016
Biennial, Even-numbered years

Oscar G. Brockett Essay Prize
Deadline: April 1, 2016

Distinguished Scholar Award
Deadline: April 1, 2016

Barnard Hewitt Award
Deadline: April 1, 2016

Errol Hill Award
Deadline: April 1, 2016

Gerald Kahan Scholar's Prize
Deadline: April 1, 2016

Research Grants

The ASTR Collaborative Research Award
Deadline: April 1, 2016

Co-Sponsored Events Awards
Deadline: April 1, 2016 and October 15, 2016

Helen Krich Chinoy Dissertation Research Fellowships
Deadline: July 15, 2016

Grants for Researchers with Heavy Teaching Loads
Deadline: July 15, 2016

Brooks McNamara Publishing Subvention
Deadline: July 15, 2016

Research Fellowships
Deadline: July 15, 2016

Targeted Research Areas Grants
Deadline: July 15, 2016

Travel Awards

Selma Jeanne Cohen Conference Presentation Award
Deadline: July 15, 2016

David Keller Travel
Deadline: July 15, 2016

Thomas Marshall Graduate Student Awards
Deadline: July 15, 2016

American Society for Theatre Research (ASTR)

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