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The American Musical Instrument Society

Awards

The Curt Sachs Award

Honoring lifetime contributions toward the goals of the Society (an invitation to attend and address the Society at its annual meeting and a citation). See also: Curt Sachs Award Committee

The Nicholas Bessaraboff Prize

Awarded for the most distinguished book-length publication written in English (a $500 prize and a citation). See also: Publications Prizes Committee

The Frances Densmore Prize

Awarded for the most distinguished article-length publication written in English (a $500 prize and a citation). See also: Publications Prizes Committee

JAMIS Publication Grant

AMIS offers an annual grant of up to $750 to help defray the costs of preparing an article appropriate for publication in the Journal of the American Musical Instrument Society. See also: JAMIS Publication Grant

The William E. Gribbon Memorial Award for Student Travel

Several given each year to enable undergraduate and graduate students to attend the Society's annual meeting (one-year student membership and reimbursement of conference-related expenses). See also: William E. Gribbon Memorial Award for Student Travel Committee

The Frederick R. Selch Award

The Frederick R. Selch Award, named for an important collector of American musical instruments who was a founding member and second president of AMIS, was established in 2004 to honor the best student paper presented at an annual meeting of the Society. Papers will be judged by members of the program committee and, if necessary, additional persons, and a prize will be awarded at their discretion. The prize will consist of $100 and a certificate. See also: Frederick R. Selch Award

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