To support emerging scholars, Brill organizes several awards and competitions each year. Below you find an overview of these awards, linking to pages with instructions, previous winners and more.

Scaliger Fellow

Brill works closely with the Scaliger Institute, and sponsors the Brill Fellowship program. One or two Brill Fellows can be appointed each year to conduct research in the Special Collections of the Leiden University Library within one of the publishing areas of Brill in the Humanities. You can read about Brill's work with the Scaliger Institute here. There you can also find further information about the Fellowship conditions and the application procedure.

Brill’s Award-winning Titles

Winner of the Médaille de Chénier 2019, from the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres

Winner of the 2019 Menno Hertzberger Prize for Book History and Bibliography

Winner of the 2019 Menno Hertzberger Encouragement Prize

Winner of the 2018 Dr. Sona Aronian Book Prizes for Excellence in Armenian Studies, from the National Association for Armenian Studies and Research (NAASR)

Choice “Outstanding Academic Title” 2018

Winner of The Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America's 2018 Oskar Halecki Award

The 2018 winner of the Early Slavic Studies Association prize for best new book on Early Slavic Studies

The 2018 Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding in the category of 'Translation from Arabic into English'

The 2018 Josef IJsewijn Prize for Best Book on a Neo-Latin Topic

The 25th I.R. Iran World Award for Book of the Year in the field of Islamic and Iranian Studies

17th ILAB Breslauer Prize for Bibliography (2018)

The 2018 Iranian Studies Association Saidi-Sirjani Book Award

The 2017 John Tackray Medal by the Society for the History of Natural History

Choice “Outstanding Academic Titles” 2017

Foundation Council Award of the Georg-August-University of Göttingen Public Law Foundation in the category of “Outstanding Publications of Young Scientists”

The 2017 Syrian Studies Association Prize for Outstanding Book on Syria

Choice “Outstanding Academic Titles” 2016

Forschungspreis der Annemarie Schimmel-Stiftung für Islamkunde 2017

The Gourmand Cookbooks Awards 2017, in the category 'Food Safety'

Caforio prize for the best book in armed forces and civil-military relations published between 2015 and 2016

The 2017 Verbruggen Prize for the best book on medieval military history

De la Court Prize 2016 by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

The 2016 Conover-Porter Award

The 2nd Professor Josef Kreiner Hosei University Award for International Japanese Studies

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