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Awards and Prizes

This section announces competitions for awards and prizes within the field of US history. Please submit your announcement using this form.

$1,000 for best student essay

The winning submission for the 2010 Michigan Historical Review Student Essay Prize will be published in the spring 2001 issue of the Review and its author will receive $1,000.00.

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Posted: March 5, 2010
Tagged: Awards and Prizes, News of the Profession


$1,000 for the best U.S. naval history article

The Rear Admiral Ernest M. Eller Prize in Naval History is awarded to the best article on U.S. naval history published in a scholarly journal in 2009. The $1,000 award is given to heighten awareness of naval history and to encourage other scholars to research and write articles on innovative topics within the discipline. Nomination deadline is June 1, 2010.

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Posted: March 1, 2010
Tagged: News of the Profession, Awards and Prizes


$500 for the best article in the history of education

The History of Education Society awards a prize of $500 biennially for the best article in the history of education. The next award will be presented at the fall 2010 meeting of the History of Education Society. Articles (no book chapters) published in journals during 2008 and 2009 are eligible. Self-nominations are welcome.

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Posted: February 17, 2010
Tagged: News of the Profession, Awards and Prizes