ATDS Graduate Student Award

ATDS Graduate Student Travel/Research Award – 2018

Deadline: March 31, 2018

Purpose: To provide support for graduate student travel to present research at an ATDS-sponsored panel (including but not limited to ATHE). Awardees will receive $400, a one-year free membership to ATDS, and will be recognized at ATDS’s annual business meeting at the 2018 ATHE Conference in Boston.

Eligibility: Any student currently enrolled in a graduate program in theatre/performance studies is eligible. Students need not be members of ATDS at the time of application but preference will be given to ATDS members. Please note that the applicant must still be in graduate school during the proposed time of use for the award.

Application Process:  Please submit the following materials via email to Rebecca Worley at by midnight on March 30th,2018. Submissions time-stamped after March 30th will not be accepted.

  1.  An abstract of the paper and invitation/notice of acceptance from the panel organizers.
  2. A current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Two letters of support from faculty mentors familiar with your work. Letters from ATDS members are especially welcome.

 Awardee will be notified by May 14th.

2017-2018 Committee: Rebecca Worley (Texas A&M University – Commerce), Pamela Cobrin (Barnard  College), and Amy Osatinski (University of Northern Iowa)

*Important Note: This year’s graduate student travel/research award is designated for supporting travel to present research at a professional meeting.  In alternate years, it will be designated to support graduate student travel to conduct research.  Former winners of an ATDS Graduate Student Research Award may apply for a Travel award.