2023 ATTW Graduate Research Award Applications

Completed applications should be submitted to ATTW Secretary Ann Shivers-McNair at shiversmcnair@arizona.edu by 11:59 PM PST on April 21, 202

ATTW is committed to advancing the research of graduate students in technical and professional communication. This award supports advanced PhD students with clearly defined research projects that contribute to the field of technical and professional communication.

Up to three scholars will receive a monetary award of $500 to be used for research expenses and/or to help defray the costs of attending the annual ATTW conference. In addition, award recipients will be featured in a work-in-progress panel presentation at the 2023 online ATTW annual conference and honored at the ATTW conference awards reception. The conference registration fee will be waived.

Preference will be given to doctoral students working on their dissertations. Graduate student applicants may apply for this award and the Amplification Award.

Application Details

Interested students should submit one *.pdf file including the following:

  • a prospectus (no more than 2-3 single-spaced pages) that describes the current research project, its contribution(s) to disciplinary conversations in technical and professional communication, and plans for future work;
  • a description of how the award will be used to support the research; and
  • a current CV.

Important Dates

Application deadline: April 21, 2023
Notification of recipients: May 12, 2023
ATTW Conference: June 7-9, 2023


If you have questions, contact Ann Shivers-McNair at shiversmcnair@arizona.edu.