ASOR's Honors and Awards
The Richard J. Scheuer Medal: This award honors an individual who has provided truly outstanding, long term support and service contributions to ASOR. This medal is awarded when such an individual is identified.
The Charles U. Harris Service Award. This award is given in recognition of long term and/or special service as an ASOR officer or Trustee. One award is given annually.
The P. E. MacAllister Field Archaeology Award. This award honors an archaeologist who, during his/her career, has made outstanding contributions to ancient Near Eastern and Eastern Mediterranean archaeology. One award is given annually.
The G. Ernest Wright Award. This award is given to the editor/author of the most substantial volume(s) dealing with archaeological material, excavation reports and material culture from the ancient Near East and eastern Mediterranean. This work must be the result of original research published within the past two years. One award is given annually.
The Frank Moore Cross Award. This award is presented to the editor/author of the most substantial volume(s) related to one of the following categories: a) the history and/or religion of ancient Israel; b) ancient Near Eastern and eastern Mediterranean epigraphy; c) textual studies on the Hebrew Bible; or d) comparative studies of the Hebrew Bible and ancient Near Eastern literature. This work must be the result of original research published during the past two years. One award given annually.
The W. F. Albright Award. This award honors an individual who has shown special support or made outstanding service contributions to one of the overseas centers, ACOR, AIAR, CAARI, or to one of the overseas committees - the Baghdad Committee and the Damascus Committee. This award is given when such an individual is identified.
ASOR Membership Service Award. This award recognizes individuals who have made special contributions on behalf of the ASOR membership, through committee, editorial, or office services. Up to three awards are given annually.
Please send nominations to Kurt Prescott as a Word File or as a PDF file. The deadlines to submit nominations are September 15th for book awards (Wright and Cross), and October 1st for all other awards.