LRRT Awards

Jesse H. Shera Award for Distinguished Published Research (for more information)

Certificate. Presented annually, the award recognizes a research article published in English during the calendar year, nominated by any member of LRRT or by the editors of research journals and information studies. 

Deadline: February 28, 2022


Jesse H. Shera Award for the Support of Dissertation Research (for more information)

Certificate and $250. Presented annually to provide recognition for dissertation research employing exemplary research design and methods. 

Deadline: February 28, 2022


Questions and applications should be directed to Danielle Ponton at  In the subject line, please provide the award you are submitting or have a question about.