Atlantic World Research Network

Graduate Student Research Prizes

Atlantic World Research Network
Graduate Student Research Prizes—2013-2014

In 2014, the Atlantic World Research Network will award one or more Graduate Student Research Prizes of up to $500 total for outstanding research or creative activity that addresses the transatlantic exchange or circumatlantic relations, culture, or ecology. We will accept submissions for works completed during Spring and Summer terms of 2013 as well as works completed during the 2013-2014 academic year. Works that were submitted for the 2012-2013 Prize are not eligible.

The committee will consider submissions from graduate students in all units of the University. Eligible work includes essays, theses, scientific findings, exhibits, installations, performances, fiction, and poetry. Successful submissions will make a significant contribution to Atlantic World studies.

For further inquiries about these prizes, please email

Nomination packet:

* Completed application form (see attached form)
* Hard copy of work submitted; photos may be used if appropriate
* If work cannot be submitted in printed form, provide where and how the work can be seen or heard; while the award committee is committed to assessing all eligible entries, we may not be able to see or to hear all entries that are not submitted as printed materials.
* Letter of support submitted independently by nominating faculty member (see attached form)

* In addition to the nomination packet, an electronic file of the above should also be submitted to  with the following subject line:  Graduate Student Research Entry YOUR NAME

Hard copies: Send all application materials via campus mail to the following address:
Atlantic World Research Network
Graduate Student Research Prizes
Department of English
MHRA 3143
UNCG Campus

Deadlines: The deadline for submissions and letters of application and support is Monday, 24 March, 2014, at 5:00.  Incomplete applications and applications that do not meet the criteria in this announcement will not be considered.

Announcement of Winners: Winners will be notified by 21 April 2014. Co-authors or co-presenters of winning submissions will share the award. Award money will be credited directly to student accounts.


2012-2013 Winners

2011-2012 Winners

2010-2011 Winners

2009-2010 Winners

2008-2009 Winners