|Abraham Lincoln Brigades Archives (ALBA) George Watt Memorial Essay Contest (DEADLINE: APRIL 1, 2005)|
|The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) awards the ALBA
George Watt Memorial prizes for the best essays about the Spanish Civil
War, the global anti-fascist political or cultural struggles of the
1920's and 1930's, or the lifetime histories and contributions of the
Americans who fought in support of the Spanish Republic from 1936-1938.
At least two prizes of
$500 each will be awarded each year, one to the best undergraduate
work, and one to the best graduate student work on one or more of
the above topics. The work must have been created to fulfill an
undergraduate or graduate course or degree requirement. Works produced
either during the year of submission or during the previous calendar
year are eligible for the competition. Essays must be at least 5,000
For complete guidelines: http://www.alba-valb.org/albaeduess.htm
|Society for the History of Discoveries Prize Essay Contest (DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2005)|
|Essays are sought on the topics embraced by the Society's
name: the history of discoveries. Essays may deal with voyages,
travels, biography, history, cartography, techniques and technology, or
other aspects of discovery. Post-secondary (college or university)
students from any part of the world who will not have received a
doctoral degree before May 1, 2005 are eligible. The essay shall be
original and unpublished, in the English language and of no more than
6,000 words. The winner will receive a prize of $600 and will be
invited to make an oral presentation about the paper at the annual
meeting of the
Society for the History of Discoveries. Additionally, the essay will
be considered for publication in the Society's journal, Terrae
For complete guidelines: http://www.sochistdisc.org/essay-contest.htm
|2005 AHA Book Awards: John E Fagg Prize (DEADLINE: MAY 16,
|Offered for the first time in 2001, the Fagg Prize was
established by a bequest of Dr. John E. Fagg to recognize the best
publication in the history of Spain, Portugal, or Latin America.
The prize will be awarded annually through 2011. This year,
books published between May 1, 2004 and April 30, 2005 are eligible for
For guidelines and instructions for submission: http://www.historians.org/prizes/index.cfm?PrizeAbbrev=FAGG
|2005 AHA Book Awards: Herbert Baxter Adams Prize
(DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2005)
|The American Historical Association offers the HERBERT BAXTER
ADAMS PRIZE annually for a distinguished book by an American author in
field of European history. This year books on European history
from 1815 through the 20th century will be eligible for the
competition. The entry must be the author's first substantial book,
and the book must have been published between May 1, 2003 and April
For guidelines and instructions for submission: http://www.historians.org/prizes/index.cfm?PrizeAbbrev=ADAMS
|2005 AHA Book Awards: The AHA Prize in Atlantic History
(DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2005)
|The AHA Prize in Atlantic History recognizes outstanding
historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic
worlds before the twentieth century. Only books of high scholarly and
literary merit will be considered. Research accuracy and originality
also will be important factors in the evaluation of the books. Books
published between May 1, 2004, and April 30, 2005, are eligible for the
For guidelines and instructions for submission: http://www.historians.org/prizes/index.cfm?PrizeAbbrev=ATLANTIC
|2005 AHA Book Awards: The George Louis Beer Prize
(DEADLINE: MAY 16, 2005)
|The George Louis Beer Prize recognizes outstanding historical
writing in European international history since 1895 by a scholar who
is a United States citizen or permanent resident. The phrase "European
international history since the year 1895" may be understood to mean
any study of
international history since the year 1895 with a significant European
Only books of a high scholarly historical nature should be submitted. Research accuracy, originality, and literary merit are important factors. Books published between May 1, 2004, and April 30, 2005, are eligible for the 2005 prize..
For guidelines and instructions for submission: http://www.historians.org/prizes/index.cfm?PrizeAbbrev=BEER
|2005 AHA Book Awards: The Leo Gershoy Award (DEADLINE: MAY
|The American Historical Association annually offers the Leo
Gershoy Award to the author of the most outstanding work published in
English on any aspect of the fields of seventeenth- and
eighteenth-century western European history. Only books of high
scholarly and literary merit will be considered. Books published
between May 1, 2004, and April 30, 2005, are eligible for the 2005
For guidelines and instructions for submission: http://www.historians.org/prizes/index.cfm?PrizeAbbrev=GERSHOY
|2005 AHA Book Awards: The George L. Mosse Prize (DEADLINE:
MAY 16, 2005)
|The American Historical Association offers the George L.
for an outstanding major work of extraordinary scholarly distinction,
and originality in the intellectual and cultural history of Europe
the Renaissance. Only books of a high scholarly distinction should be
submitted. Research accuracy, originality, and literary merit are
important selection factors. Books published between May 1, 2004, and
April 30, 2005, are eligible for the first award. For guidelines and
instructions for submission:
|2004 Walter W. Ristow Prize in the History of Cartography and Map Librarianship (DEADLINE: JUNE 1, 2005)|
|In 1994 the Washington Map Society began awarding the annual
Ristow Prize, named in honor of Walter F. Ristow, the founding
President of the Society and former Chief of the Library of Congress,
Geography and Map Division. The competition is open to all full or
part-time upper-level undergraduate, graduate and first-year
postdoctoral students attending accredited colleges or universities.
Entries are to be research
papers or bibliographic studies related to cartographic history and/or
map librarianship. The text may not exceed 7,500 words, in
English. The winner will receive $1000, a one-year membership in
the Washington Map Society, and the paper will be published in The
Portolan , the journal of the Washington Map Society.
For complete guidelines: http://home.earthlink.net/~docktor/ristow.htm
|American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies: Annual
prizes for books, articles and graduate student papers
| The James L. Clifford Prize goes to the author of an
article on an outstanding study of some aspect of eighteenth-century
culture, interesting to any eighteenth-century specialist, regardless
of discipline. It carries an award
of $500. DEADLINE: JAN. 1, 2005
27th Annual Louis Gottschalk Prize: This prize is for an outstanding historical or critical study on the eighteenth century and carries an award of $1,000. All scholarly books, including commentaries, critical studies, biographies, collections of essays by a single author and critical editions, written in any modern language are eligible. Submission must be made by the publisher, and five copies must be received by NOV. 15, 2004.
2004~2006 Annibel Jenkins Biography Prize:The biennial Annibel Jenkins Prize is given to the author of the best book-length biography of a late seventeenth-century or eighteenth-century subject and carries an award of $1,000. Submission must be made by the publisher, and five copies must be received by NOV. 15, 2005 .
For each of the above prizes, the author must be a member of the Society (ASECS) at the time the award is made.
Graduate Student Research Paper Award: This $200 award will recognize an outstanding research essay of 15-30 pages, which has not been previously published. Submissions must include a letter of endorsement from a mentoring professor. DEADLINE: JAN. 1, 2005.
For complete guidelines for these prizes: http://asecs.press.jhu.edu/awards.html
|American Society for Hispanic Art Historical Studies
(ASHAHS): Photographs Grant (DEADLINE: Dec. 15, 2004)
|ASHAHS invites MA and PhD candidates who are preparing a
thesis on topics drawn from the history of Spanish and Portuguese art
and architecture to apply for its 2005 ASHAHS Photographs Grant. One
grant of $1000 or two of $500 will be awarded in February, 2005.
For information: http://www.h-net.org/announce/show.cgi?ID=142219 or contact Prof. Jordana Mendelson , president of ASHAHS for an application form
|Society of Dance History Scholars: Gertrude Lippincott Award and Selma Jeanne Cohen Awards|
|The Gertrude Lippincott Award is an annual prize of
five hundred dollars for the best English-language article on dance
history or theory published during the preceding calendar year.
Articles must have been published between 1 January and 31 December
2004. DEADLINE: JAN. 31, 2005.
Selma Jeanne Cohen Awards: Up to three awards are given each year for papers written by graduate student members of SDHS. Each paper must be a scholarly treatment of a topic in dance history, based on unpublished research or interpretation and designed for oral delivery within thirty minutes. Each award consists of an invitation to present a paper at the annual conference, a waiver of the conference registration fee, and a cash prize of up to four hundred dollars to help defray costs of attending the conference .
For complete guidelines: http://www.sdhs.org/awards.html
|The Historical Society: 2003 Prizes|
|Best Book in Latin American History Prize: A prize of
$5,000 will be awarded for the best book by a member of the Society on
any subject relating to Latin American history published in the last
three years. To be considered, the book must have been published
between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2002.
Arnaldo Momigliano Article Prize: A prize of $2,000 named after Arnaldo Momigliano will be awarded for the best article by a member of the Society on any historical subject. To be considered, the article must have been published in a refereed journal between January 1, 2001 and December 31, 2002.
For complete guidelines: http://www.bu.edu/historic/news.html
|American Catholic Historical Association/John Gilmary Shea
Prize (DEADLINE: AUGUST 1, 2004/ANNUAL AWARD - 2005 CYCLE TO BE
|The John Gilmary Shea Prize is given annually to the author
of a book, published during a preceding twelve-month period, which is
judged by a committee of experts to have made the most original and
distinguished contribution to knowledge of the history of the Catholic
Church. Any author who is a citizen or permanent resident of the United
States or Canada is eligible. The prize consists of $750.
For complete guidelines: http://research.cua.edu/acha/prizes.cfm
|Department of History, University of Kansas: 2003 Jerry Stannard Memorial Award|
|A cash award will be given to the author of an outstanding
study (published or unpublished) focusing on pre-1700 history of
materia medica, medicinal botany, pharmacy, folklore of drug therapy,
or the bibliography of these areas.
Open to graduate students and to recent recipients of a doctoral degree.
For complete guidelines: http://www.ku.edu/~libsite/stannard/stannard_main.html
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