The American Studies Association recognizes scholarship, teaching, mentorship, and public service through its annual awards and prizes. 

Prize Category Deadline
John Hope Franklin Prize Best Book March 1
Lora Romero Prize Best First Book  March 1
Ralph Henry Gabriel Prize Best Dissertation  June 1
Bode-Pearson Prize Outstanding Contribution to American Studies June 30
Angela Y. Davis Prize Outstanding Public Scholarship June 30
Mary C. Turpie Prize Teaching, Advising, and Program Development in American Studies June 30
Wize-Susman Prize Best Student Paper at the Annual Meeting Oct 8
Yasuo Sakakibara Prize  Best Paper by an International Scholar at the Annual Meeting Oct 8
Constance M. Rourke Prize Best Article in American Quarterly n/a