Application Deadline: 11:59pm EDT, 1 September 2022

Overview:

The Paul A. Pisk Prize is awarded annually to a graduate music student for a scholarly paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society. 

Eligibility:

Any paper presentation by a graduate student that is accepted for inclusion in the Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society is eligible for the Pisk Prize. Eligible papers include those accepted by the AMS Program Committee, AMS Committee on the Annual Meeting and Public Events, or that appear on an AMS Study Group/Committee-sponsored session. Anyone who is a graduate student at the time of submission is eligible, even if the degree is completed by the time the paper is presented.

Students whose presentations have been accepted by SEM or SMT committees are advised to apply to the paper prizes sponsored by those societies.

Application Procedure:

To apply for the Pisk Prize, you will be required to provide the following materials:

  • Required: The text of the paper, double-spaced, in 12-point font, with 1-inch margins, using endnotes, not footnotes, in PDF format. Please exclude/remove your institutional affiliation from this document.
  • Required: Verification of student status as of 15 February 2022. This may be provided either by 1) uploading proof of enrollment from your institution's registrar or 2) requesting affirmation from an authorized person within your department, such as the chair, your academic advisor, or director of graduate studies. A reference request feature is included in the application form that will ask for the name and email of the authorized person. You may send the request for this affirmation at any time, even before you are ready to submit the application.
  • If applicable: include the timing for each audio/video example with the callouts in the body of the paper.
  • If applicable: include visual materials (Powerpoint, images, etc.) in PDF format. Please exclude/remove your institutional affiliation from all supporting materials, including the slideshow.
  • If applicable: include audio files in MP3 format.

Note: You are welcome to include your name on all materials outlined above, but please remove/exclude your institutional affiliation from these materials for this application. 

Award & Notification:

The winner receives a monetary prize and a certificate. The public announcement of the award is made in November in conjunction with the AMS Annual Meeting. Only the award recipient is explicitly notified of the decision prior to the public announcement.

Important Notes:

  1. Start your application early. You may save an incomplete form and continue later.
  2. You MUST click the 'Submit' button at the end of the form to submit your application. Applications not submitted by the deadline cannot be considered.
  3. Upon submission of your application form you will receive an email confirmation. You may also view your application by signing into your Submittable account and clicking "My Submissions".
  4. If you have any questions about your application, please contact the AMS office at ams@amsmusicology.org. For technical questions about Submittable, please visit submittable.com/contact.

Application Deadline: 11:59pm EDT, 1 September 2022

Application Deadline: 11:59pm ET, 15 August 2022

ELIGIBLIITY

The Noah Greenberg Award was established by the Trustees of the New York Pro Musica Antiqua in memory of their founder and first director. The award is intended as a grant-in-aid to stimulate active cooperation between scholars and performers by recognizing and fostering outstanding contributions to historical performing practices. Both scholars and performers may apply, since the Award may subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs, or editions, as well as public performance, recordings, or other projects. Applicants need not be members of the Society.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

To apply for the Noah Greenberg Award, you will be required to provide the following materials:

  1. A description of the project.
  2. An itemized budget and explanation of the expenses to which the award would be applied.
  3. Supporting materials such as articles, recordings of performances, or videos which are relevant to the project. The form allows space for up to five file uploads and five URLs (for links to YouTube, Vimeo, etc.)  You do not need to fill every available supporting materials field.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. Start your application process early. You may save an incomplete form and continue later.
  2. You MUST click the 'Submit' button at the end of the form to submit your application. Applications not submitted by the deadline cannot be considered.
  3. Upon submission of your application form you will receive an email confirmation. You may also check the status of your application by signing into your Submittable account and clicking "My Submissions".
  4. If you have any questions about your application, please contact the AMS office at ams@amsmusicology.org. For technical questions about Submittable, please visit submittable.com/contact.

AWARD

The winner receives a monetary prize of $2,000 and a certificate, as well as recognition at the Annual Meeting of the Society.


Application Deadline: 11:59pm ET, 15 August 2022

Application Deadline: Extended to 11:59pm ET, 15 August 2022

ELIGIBLIITY

The Thomas Hampson Fund was established in 2009 in honor of the OPUS Campaign and by the AMS in recognition of Hampson’s outstanding contributions to the field of music as a performer, teacher, and scholar. The fund is dedicated to fostering editions and scholarship on classic song in all its contexts (including American song, contemporary song, etc.), as well as new and innovative technologies for promoting and understanding classic song via interactive media and the Internet.

Applicants may submit proposals at any stage of their research: proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, and faculty will be considered. Those applying to defray expenses related to publication are encouraged to also apply for an AMS publication subvention for individuals.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

To apply for the Hampson Fund, you will be required to provide the following materials:

  1. A prospectus of no more than 1,000 words, explaining the work that has been done thus far and outlining the plan of research (including travel, if relevant)
  2. A detailed budget and explanation of the expenses to which the grant would be applied. Wherever possible, expenses should be itemized.
  3. A curriculum vitae
  4. Two letters of recommendation. 

Note: Letters of recommendation must be requested using the reference request feature included in the application form, so have your reference names and emails handy when filling in the form. You may send these reference requests at any time, even before you are ready to submit the application.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. Start your application process early. You may save an incomplete form and continue later.
  2. You MUST click the 'Submit' button at the end of the form to submit your application. Applications not submitted by the deadline cannot be considered.
  3. Upon submission of your application form you will receive an email confirmation. You may also check the status of your application by signing into your Submittable account and clicking "My Submissions".
  4. If you have any questions about your application, please contact the AMS office at ams@amsmusicology.org. For technical questions about Submittable, please visit submittable.com/contact.

NOTIFICATION AND USE OF FUNDS

The Hampson Fund grant is set at $1000. Candidates will be notified of the committee's decision by 15 November.

Application Deadline: Extended to 11:59pm ET, 15 August 2022

Application Deadline: 11:59pm EDT, 1 July 2022

Overview and Eligibility:

The AMS offers Professional Development Travel Grants to AMS members who have little or no financial support for travel to participate in the Annual Meeting of the Society. The purpose of this grant is to aid non-affiliated scholars and those with institutional appointments but little or no financial support for conference travel.

Grants of up to $500 (applicants outside North America) and $350 (North American applicants) (subject to funding availability) are available to those who are presenting papers or performances, chairing sessions, or serving on an AMS Committee. Graduate students presenting papers at the Annual Meeting of the Society are also eligible for Professional Development Travel Grants, if the home institution is unable to provide sufficient support.

As a general rule, scholars will not be funded two years in a row.

Notification and Use of Funds:

Applicants will receive a decision notification in early-mid August. 

Application Deadline: 11:59pm EDT, 1 July 2022