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Research Prize 2019

International Handel Research Prize 2019 – Invitation to apply

In 2019 the Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft is to award for the fourth time an International Handel Research Prize to a young scholar who has completed a research project on the life or work of George Frideric Handel and has presented the results in a formal research document. Research teams also may apply.

The International Handel Research prize is sponsored by the Foundation of the Saalesparkasse. It is valued at €2000 and entails the presentation of a paper to be read by the prize-winner at the scholarly conference to be held during the annual Handel Festival in Halle an der Saale (3–5 June 2019).

Applications may be made by graduates in musicology or related disciplines who have completed their Master’s or Doctoral studies (or equivalent research) between 2016 and 2018. Historical-critical editions may also be submitted for the prize. Studies in English or German language are accepted.

Applications for the International Handel Research Prize should be sent by 30 November 2018 (postmark) to the:

Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft e.V.
Internationale Vereinigung
Grosse Nikolaistrasse 5
D-06108 Halle (Saale)

The application must include the scholarly work undertaken (in printed and in electronic form) and be accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae and an account of the applicant’s career.  Reports can be enclosed.

The selection of the prize-winner will be made by a panel from the Foundation of the Saalesparkasse and the Georg-Friedrich-Händel-Gesellschaft. The prize will be presented at Halle in June 2019, during the scholarly conference of the Halle Handel Festival.

Halle (Saale), 19th Jan 2018

download the call for proposals: Handel-Research-Prize_2019  [36KB/pdf]

Download the call for proposals