Haitian Studies Association

Awards & Scholarships

Awards

HSA Book Awards

The Haitian Studies Association’s biennial Haiti Book Prize is awarded to the best single-authored book in Haitian studies in the social sciences, with broad application beyond the academy.

Details about how to apply are provided the years the award is to be given.

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The Florence Bellande Robertson Award

The Florence Bellande Robertson Award is given in alternate years to recognize lifetime excellence in the fields of literature or the arts that also combines direct engagement and service to the Haitian people.

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Scholarships

Emerging Scholars Fund

HSA established the Student and Emerging Scholars’ fund during the 2006 conference. Since 2008 the HSA board has earmarked $1000 annually to support student research and participation in our annual conference.

Two scholarships ($500 each) may be applied toward travel and accommodation expenses incurred for attending an HSA conference and/or presenting a specific research project concerning Haiti and/or the Haitian diaspora.

Details about how to apply are provided when conference proposals are accepted.

If you wish to donate and support the Fund, you can do so here.

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Michel Rolph Trouillot Scholarship

The Michel-Rolph Trouillot Fund was started in 2012 to expand participation in HSA among Haiti-based academic and public scholars, artists, and professionals who might not be able to attend the conference without financial assistance.

Details about how to apply are provided when conference proposals are accepted.

If you wish to donate and support the Scholarship, you can do so here.

Asosyasyon Etid Ayisyen lanse fon Michel-Rolph Trouillot nan lane 2012 pou fasilite patisipasyon entelektyèl ki abite Ayiti (tankou pwofesè inivèsite, entelektyèl òganik, atis, ajan devlopman, etidyan ak pwofesyonèl), ki pa kapab asiste konferans lan san èd ekonomik.

Le Fonds Michel-Rolph Trouillot vise à élargir la participation à l’Association d’études haïtiennes des universitaires, chercheurs, artistes, intellectuels, et professionnels basés en Haïti et qui ne pourraient pas assister au colloque sans cette assistance financière.

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