The SISU Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies, Shanghai International Studies University, is pleased to announce that the Martha Cheung Award for Best English Article in Translation Studies by an Early Career Scholar is now accepting applications for the 2021/22 round.
The Award is established in honour of the late Professor Martha Cheung (1953-2013), formerly Chair Professor of Translation at Hong Kong Baptist University. It aims to recognize research excellence in the output of early career researchers, and since its establishment in 2018 has attracted a substantial number of high quality applications that have positioned it as one of the top awards in the field.
The award is conferred annually for the best paper published in English in the previous two-year period, and takes the form of a cash prize of 10,000 RMB (equivalent to around 1,500 USD). A certificate from the SISU Baker Centre for Translation and Intercultural Studies will also be presented. The work of the award winner and any runners-up is publicized widely by the Centre and featured on the website (see https://www.sisubakercentre.org/martha-cheung-award-winners/).
Application closing date for the 2022 Award: 31 October 2021
Announcement of award winner: 31 March 2022
Eligibility and Submission Criteria
Applicants must have completed their PhD during the five-year period preceding the deadline for submission of applications or be currently registered for a PhD, and their article must be single-authored. The article must have been published between 30 September 2019 and 30 September 2021.
For further details of the Award, including the full set of eligibility and submission criteria, please visit the Award website at: https://www.sisubakercentre.org/the-martha-cheung-award/.