All ASECS members who are resident in North America, and all members of the Eighteenth-Century Ireland Society, who are resident in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland are eligible to travel to support documentary scholarship on primary sources in Ireland in the period 1691-1800.
by American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
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Aubrey L. Williams Research Travel Fellowship
To support documentary research in eighteenth-century English literature, by American based scholars. The fellowship is restricted to doctoral students at work on a dissertation in the field of eighteenth-century English literature.
Richard H. Popkin Research Travel Fellowship
All members of ASECS are eligible to apply for a $250 travel fellowship to supplement costs for scholars to travel to collections in North America and abroad in eighteenth century studies.
Theodore E.D. Braun Research Travel Fellowship
All members of ASECS who are studying eighteenth century French literature are eligible to apply for a travel award of $1,000.
James L. Clifford Prize
This award supports an outstanding study of some aspect of eighteenth-century culture, interesting to any eighteenth-century specialist, regardless of discipline. The article may be nominated by a member of the society, by its author, or by an editor of the publishing journal.
Travelling Jam-Pot for Graduate Students
Up to $300 for graduate students to attend the annual ASECS meeting where they are presenting a paper. Award recipients must be ABDs and Ph.Ds within a year of receiving their doctoral degree.
Graduate Student Research Paper Award
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.
Catharine Macaulay Prize Competition
This award is made by the Women’s Caucus of ASECS for the best graduate student paper on a feminist or Women’s Studies subject presented at the ASECS Annual Meeting or regional meetings during the academic year. In addition to special recognition, the prize carries a cash award of $350.
Innovative Course Design Competition
To encourage excellence in undergraduate teaching of the eighteenth century, ASECS invites proposals for a new approach to teaching a unit within a course on the eighteenth century, covering perhaps one to four weeks of instruction, or for an entire new course.
Society of Early Americanists Essay Competition
If you will have presented a paper on an Americanist topic, broadly conceived, at ASECS or at an affiliate society’s conference in approximately the last year you may be able to enter the SEA Annual Essay Competition. See website for specific conferences and years.