The C. Hugh Holman Award
The Hugh Holman Award is presented annually to the best work of literary criticism published about the U.S. South or southern writer(s).
The Richard Beale Davis Award
The Richard Beale Davis Award is presented every other year at the biennial conference of The Society for the Study of Southern Literature.
Louis D. Rubin, Jr. Prize
The Louis D. Rubin Prize is awarded for the best article on southern literature published by a society member in a peer-reviewed journal.
Graduate Student Travel Awards
The Society for the Study of Southern Literature awards six graduate student travel grants to attend its biennial conference.