Early Career Award

An award of £500 will be made to an Early Career Researcher to contribute towards travel costs incurred on a short trip to one or multiple French-speaking countries.

Application Details


Previous Winners

2022: Elizabeth Benjamin (Coventry) Elizabeth Benjamin report 2021: Lida Amiri, University of Liverpool Lida Amiri report 2020: Benjamin Dalton, KCL. 2019: Ashley Scott-Harris, QUB, to fund research towards her monograph on Media Authorship, Gender, Fame and the écrivain médiatique in the contemporary French literary field. 2018: Barry Nevin, Dublin Institute of Technology, for a project entitled ‘The Social Cinema of Jacques Feyder: Framing family, class and colonialism in Interwar France (1919-39)’. 2017: Joanne Brueton (UCL) towards her postdoctoral project ‘The artistic arpenteur: textual and visual spaces of selfhood in twentieth century France’.

Terms and Conditions

Applicants must be members of the Association and may apply up to six years post viva.

Early Career Researchers – applying for the award should complete the application form, outlining their research project, the aims of their research trip and the anticipated budget for the proposed trip. Submissions should be made electronically by 15 July of the year in question to the Prizes Officer, Dr Jamie Steele.

A subcommittee convened to adjudicate the prize will look for evidence that the trip has been well planned and that the researcher has attempted to maximize the benefits to be drawn from the time in France.

The person to whom the prize has been awarded should provide a brief report on the trip, including details of expenses, no later than three months after return to the UK.

The winner of the prize will be announced at the ASMCF Annual Conference.

Application Form

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