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Prizes and Grants

Regional Chapter Grants

The American Studies Association is pleased to invite regional chapters of the Association to apply to the ASA for grants to support the development of conferences and other projects at the regional level.


Community Partnership Grants

The American Studies Association is pleased to invite individual and institutional members of the association to apply to the ASA Community Partnership Program for grants to support collaborative interdisciplinary community projects utilizing American Studies pedagogy, curriculum, research, and other resources.


American Studies Association Awards Ceremony (2013)


American Studies Association Awards Ceremony (2012)


American Studies Association Awards Ceremony (2014)


ASA Awards and Prizes

The Annual Awards Program of the American Studies Association includes the Constance Rourke Prize for the best article in American Quarterly, the Wise-Susman Prize for the best student paper at the convention, the Yasuo Sakakibara Prize for the best paper presented by an international scholar at the meeting, the Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize for the best dissertation in American Studies, the Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize, the John Hope Franklin Best Book Publication Prize, the Angela Y. Davis Prize for outstanding public scholarship, the Mary C.Turpie Prize for outstanding teaching, advising, and program development in American Studies, and the Carl Bode- Norman Holmes Pearson Prize for outstanding contributions to American Studies.


Committee Awards and Prizes

Comparative Ethnic Studies Prize
Gloria E. Anzaldua Award for Independent Scholars, Contingent or Community College Faculty
Richard A. Yarborough Mentoring Award