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Daisy Ahlstone (Ohio State University) won the 2022 Don Yoder Prize for the Best Graduate Student Paper in Religious Folklife and Folk Belief.
The 2022 Warren E. Roberts prize for best student paper, sponsored by the Folk Arts and Material Culture Section, was awarded to Ben Bridges (PhD Candidate, Department of Folklore & Ethnomusicology, Department of Anthropology, Indiana University, Bloomington).
Phoebe Millerwhite (Independent Folklorist, Artist, Educator) received the 2022 Independent and Public Folklorist Sections Travel Award.
Mirva Johnson (PhD Candidate, Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic University of Wisconsin-Madison) received the 2022 Barbro Klein Prize in Nordic and Baltic Folklore.
Sylas Alvarez (student at Western Kentucky University) received the 2022 Archie Green Student Travel Award.
The Rosenberg Bluegrass Scholar Award is an annual cash award, presented to the developing academic scholar who presents the best paper accepted by a juried academic conference on an aspect of bluegrass music. The recipient will receive a $500 honorarium plus admission to the next IBMA Business Conference and Awards Show. The annual deadline to apply is June 30.
The winner of the Elaine J. Lawless Travel Award for 2022, which is sponsored by the Folk Belief and Religious Folklife Section, is Millie Tullis (Utah State University).
Winners and accolades recipients of the 2022 Aesop Prize were announced at the AFS Annual Meeting.
Daisy Ahlstone (Ph.D. Student, Ohio State University) and Nichola Miller shared the 2022 Folklore and Science Junior Prize.