The first place student winner will receive a $2500 award plus a $500 prize to their professor for introducing the material.
The second place student winner will receive a $1000 award.
ABOUT JUDITH E. BARLOW
Judith E. Barlow is a Professor Emeritus of English and Women’s Studies at the University of Albany, SUNY; received her B.A. from Cornell University and her PhD from the University of Pennsylvania; editor of Plays By American Women 1900-1930, Plays By American Women 1930-1960, and Women Writers of the Provincetown Playhouse; author of Final Acts: The Creation of Three Late O’Neill Plays, as well as numerous essays on American Drama.
In order to apply, undergraduate students must be currently enrolled in (or have completed in the past 12 months) a class that is participating in History Matters/Back to the Future’s One Play At A Time: Historic Women Playwrights Initiative.
Graduate and PhD students may apply without having taken a class enrolled in the One Play At A Time: Historic Women Playwrights Initiative provided that they commit to reading SIX of the historic women's plays listed in our Play Library and submit notification from an advising professor confirming which plays were read.
In addition to the completed Application Form, you will need to attach a copy of your one-act play and request a brief recommendation letter from your participating professor.
Submissions will be accepted between May 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. Winners will be announced at an Awards Ceremony in April 2016. In order to apply, please simply download the Word or PDF version of the application and submit according to the instructions in the application.
Email all completed applications and materials to HistoryMattersBacktotheFuture@gmail.com.