Information for Graduate Student Session Stipend
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Saturday, December 31, 2016 for sessions
to be presented at the 2017 AATSP Conference
The AATSP offers two
Graduate Student Session Stipends distributed to each of the following Continuing
Graduate Student Sessions:
1: Graduate Student Research in Literary and Cultural Studies
2: Graduate Student Research in the Language Sciences
Each Graduate Student Session
Stipend consists of the following:
- $1000 per
session ($500 for two participants for each session) to help offset travel
expenses associated with attending the conference and reading a paper in one of
the Continuing Graduate Student Sessions
registration for each of the two participants per session
This new Graduate Student
Session Stipend is funded through the AATSP and the generous donation of Bill
VanPatten, Professor of Spanish and Second Language Studies at Michigan
Selection Criteria for Each
Graduate Student Session
- Each session must consist of two
papers, authored or co-authored by graduate students only. In addition, each
session will also be chaired by one of the graduate student participants.
- Students whose papers are
accepted for presentation will participate with the understanding that Spanish and Portuguese Review will have
first right of refusal for publication. However, participation in either
session does not guarantee publication by any division or organ of the AATSP.
- Priority for stipends will be
for those students who have not received funding from the AATSP previously.
- During their graduate studies,
students may receive a maximum of two of these Graduate Student Session
stipends. Having received one of these stipends does not bar the student from
receiving other awards or prizes not related to the Graduate Student Sessions
- Recipients of the stipends
will be recognized at the annual awards banquet during the meeting of the
- In the event that a stipend or
multiple stipends are not awarded during a given year, those funds will be
deposited into the next cycle of funding, and the number of awards increased
appropriately. Should a student decline the stipend, it should be immediately
awarded to a runner up.
- Applicants/Winners must be a member of the AATSP at the
time of application and for the Conference year
- Winners must attend the entire AATSP Conference including
- Winners must stay in the AATSP Conference Hotel for the
duration of the conference.
- Winners must attend the annual Awards Banquet to be
recognized as a recipient of the Graduate Student Session Stipend. The Awards Banquet will be held during the AATSP Conference in Chicago, Illinois on Saturday, July 8, 2017.
- After the Conference, winners must submit receipts for
conference-related expenses (transportation, hotel, meals) for up to $500.00 to
Roberta Miller, Director of Financial Services, by August 15, 2017.
- Complete the proposal form for Panel of Academic
Papers 75 minute on the AATSP website.
Click here to access the Conference Proposal
Information and Forms.
the Application form for the
Graduate Student Session Stipend. Fill in the form, save it, and then send as
an attachment in an email message.
Click here to download the 2017 Graduate Student Session Stipend
- Submit the following application
materials via email with attachments:
a. Completed application form
b. Current CV or resume
DEADLINE: Saturday, December 31,
Send completed form and materials via
EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
SUBJECT LINE: AATSP