Rising Scholar Award
American Journalism, the academic journal of the American Journalism Historians Association, seeks applications for its Rising Scholar Award. The award is presented at the AJHA annual convention.
The award is intended to provide research assistance of up to $2,000 for a junior faculty member who has not yet achieved tenure. Media professionals who have transitioned within the last four years to full-time work in the academy also are eligible to apply.
The proposed research project must be related to media history. All methodological approaches are welcomed. Funding may be used for travel to work with archival collections, copying/digitization expenses for archival material, or to pay a research assistant. Funds may not be used for faculty salary, travel to attend conferences, equipment, or software. Funding may not be requested to reimburse expenses incurred prior to this award.
For the proposal selected, a 2- to 3-page report is due to AJHA by Aug. 1, 2020 describing work accomplished and presentations/publications planned or accomplished.
Send proposals no later than June 15, 2019 to:
Susan Swanberg receives the 2018 Rising Scholar Award from Ford Risley. Read about her recognition.
2019 Winner: Cristina Mislán, Missouri