The Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies is pleased to announce that we are offering a graduate student award for the best paper to be presented at the International Congress on Medieval Studies held in Kalamazoo, MI the following May. Thanks to a special arrangement with the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the award covers travel, on-campus housing and meals, and a conference registration waiver. The award recipient will also receive a special notation in the conference program.

Applicants should be graduate students in good standing at one of the three public universities represented by ACMRS: Arizona State University, Northern Arizona University, and the University of Arizona.

For the current program and information on the Congress, visit the Medieval Institute website.

To apply, please send:

  • a copy of the proposed paper (approximately 10-12 pages)
  • a current CV
  • the names and contact information for 2 professional references

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 for the 2020 Congress

Applications can be emailed to Ayanna Thompson

[The recipient should plan ahead and be prepared to submit the abstract for their award-winning paper by the conference deadline for 2020, September 15, 2019, ideally to a sponsored or special session. Although individual panels are determined by their organizers, the Medieval Institute guarantees placement in the program.]