It’s time to nominate colleagues and students and to apply for awards and prizes from the Turkish Studies Association. Here are brief descriptions of the awards:
THE ÖMER LÜTFI BARKAN ARTICLE PRIZE
A biennial prize awarded in odd-numbered years for the best article in the area of Turkish and Ottoman studies published in the previous two-year period, sponsored by the Turkish Studies Association with the generous support of the M. Münir Ertegün Foundation.
Deadline: Nominations must be sent by April 15, 2013.
THE SYDNEY N. FISHER GRADUATE STUDENT PAPER PRIZE
An annual prize for the best paper in Turkish or Ottoman studies written by a graduate student in Turkish or Ottoman studies during the preceding academic year (i.e., 2012-13 for the award given in 2013), sponsored by the Turkish Studies Association with the generous support of the M. Münir Ertegün Foundation. The winning paper will be considered for publication in the TURKISH STUDIES ASSOCIATION JOURNAL.
Deadline: Materials must be sent by June 15, 2013.
THE JAMES W. REDHOUSE STUDENT PRIZE COMPETITION FOR BEST PROGRESS IN THE TURKISH LANGUAGE
In recognition of the students who have made the best progress in Turkish in the academic year, prizes are awarded annually to students in each of four regions of the United States and Canada as determined by area coordinators and a committee composed of members of the American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages.
Deadline: Nominations must be postmarked no later than June 15, 2013.
HALİDE EDİP ADIVAR SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION
The aim of the Adivar Scholarship is to introduce to Turkey students who have not had extensive prior experience in Turkey or Turkish studies. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a qualified undergraduate in any discipline in support of travel to Turkey for the purpose of study or research. The successful applicant may use the scholarship to support participation in a Turkish language program or a work internship, or for study or research in Turkish culture and society.
Deadline for 2013: 1 April 2013
M. FUAT KÖPRÜLÜ BOOK PRIZE
An annual prize awarded for the best book in the area of Turkish and Ottoman studies published in the previous year (with a copyright date of 2012), sponsored by the Turkish Studies Association with the generous support of the M. Münir Ertegün Foundation.
Nominations must be postmarked no later than: April 15, 2013.
For full details about all of the above awards and prizes go to http://www.h-net.org/~thetsa/news/awards.html