This is intended for PhD Candidates whose thesis focuses on American immigration, emigration, or ethnic history. The award provides two grants of $1000 each for expenses to be incurred in researching the dissertation.
These biennial awards recognize scholars who show promise for noteworthy contributions to educational research. Competition is open to both members and non-members, but all aplicants must be nominated by a Phi Delta Kappa chapter. The nominee’s major field must be in education, or the dissertation must focus on an educational topic.
Award honors an outstanding dissertation on Canada written at an American institution. Faculty on dissertation committees are invited to nominate candidates who have received their Ph.D.s within the two years previous to the deadline.
To recognize and encourage excellence by women in graduate studies in the sciences and technologies of interest to AVS. The nominee must be a registered female graduate student in an accredited academic institution at the time when the applications are due. Applicants are normally expected not to graduate before the award selection. The award may […]
This award recognizes the pioneering research contributions of the next generation of scholars of eighteenth-century studies, this $200 award will recognize an outstanding research essay of 15-30 pages, which has not been previously published.
The Alexander Gerschenkron Prize is awarded for the best dissertation in the economic history of an area outside of the United States or Canada published during the preceding year.
This award is for outstanding young composers. Applicants must be under the age of 31. Compositions should not exceed 15 minutes and should not be for more than five performers. The first prize is $400.00. Winners also have a chance to perform on a NACUSA concert.
Seminar designed to familarize graduate students and junior faculty with numismatic methodology. Students will also gain practical experience in working with coins at the ANS’s New York collection.
These cash prizes are awarded to final-year students in social-work master’s programs who write the best papers demonstrating their mastery of the essentials of clinical social work and readiness to enter professional practice.
This annual award supports research in progress by an independent or adjunct scholar on a feminist or Women’s Studies subject. Projects must advance understanding of women’s experiences and/or contributions to 18thC culture or offer a feminist analysis of any aspect of 18thC culture and/or society.