IASECS Prizes and Grants

IASECS awards annually 3 prizes and grants: The Pilar Sáenz Annual Student Essay Prize, The María Salgado Student Travel Grant, and ASECS Registration Fee Grants

The Pilar Sáenz Annual Student Essay Prize is awarded to the best essay dealing with eighteenth-century Spain, Portugal or Ibero-America. The prize is open to graduate students enrolled in a North American university. Advanced undergraduate work could be considered provided it is accompanied by the recommendation of their professor. All entries received by February 15th will be considered for the current year’s prize. The IASECS Essay Prize Committee will announce the award at the ASECS annual meeting. The winner will receive
(1) $250.00
(2) a two-year membership in the IASECS
The revised version of the essay will be considered for publication in Dieciocho.

Students should submit the following items by FEBRUARY 15:
(1) three anonymous copies of their essay, typed, double-spaced; no longer than 22 pages including notes;
(2) a cover sheet indicating the title;
(3) a sealed envelope with the name of the author, the university name, address and e-mail address.
For inquiries contact: valle@kzoo.edu
Submissions for Annual Student Prize should be sent to:
Professor Enid Valle
Attn: IASECS Annual Student Prize
Department of Romance Languages and Literature
1200 Academy Street
Kalamazoo College Kalamazoo, MI 49006

The María Salgado Student Travel Grant: IASECS offers up to a maximum of $400 to graduate students from North American universities who will be presenting a paper focused on eighteenth-century Spain, Portugal, or Ibero-America, at the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS) national annual meeting.

To inquire about availabilty of funds contact: valle@kzoo.edu. The funds will be granted and disbursed upon submission of receipts no later than two weeks after the national conference.

ASECS Registration Fee Grants (two awards per year). Grants are available for non-tenure-track full-time and part-time faculty (lecturers, instructor, adjuncts, etc.) colleagues. Those who have not received an award previously will be given preference. Funds for the fee grant registration grants are disbursed after presenting a paper focused on eighteenth-century Spain, Portugal, or Ibero-America, at the American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies (ASECS) national annual meeting.

For inquiries contact: valle@kzoo.edu.

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