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|Thomas Marshall Graduate Student Awards|
Each year the American Society for Theatre Research awards three grants of $800 each in honor of the late Thomas F. Marshall, a distinguished theatre scholar and founder of ASTR, who took particular interest in the encouragement and support of promising students in the field of theatre research. The purpose of the grants is to encourage students to become active members of the Society by helping them to meet the expenses of attending the ASTR annual meeting in November. ASTR conference registration fees will be waived for grant winners.
Any student majoring in theatre/performance studies in any academic department at any level of higher education is eligible. Students need not be members of ASTR at the time of application.
Applications should include:
These materials should be uploaded below. The document should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) or Microsoft Word (.doc or docx) format.
Applications will be judged by a committee comprised of Megan Lewis (Chair), Kimi Johnson and Jane Duncan. Criteria include the quality of the applicant's expression of interest in attending this ASTR meeting and the applicant's record of achievement in scholarship and/or service. Send queries to Megan Lewis.
Note: In the event that a person is chosen to receive more than one award to help defray the costs of attending the ASTR conference, that person will receive the money associated with the larger of the two awards but will be acknowledged as a winner of both. The relevant awards committees shall have the right to disburse monies unspent by the award recipient to support additional worthy applicants.
The application form for this award will be available in May 2017.