Robert B. Carlisle Research Paper Award
For a 15-25 page paper written for a 300- or 400-level course, including a senior seminar or an independent study SYE (open to History majors and minors only, but closed to History honors projects)
Sophomore/Junior Historiographical Essay Award
For a historiographical essay written for a HIST 299 seminar
First Year/Sophomore Short Analytical Essay Award
For a 5-10 page paper written for a History course at any level (open to majors as well as non-majors)
Past recipients have included: Melissa Crowley, "Mrs. Benedict Arnold: A Historiography of Peggy Shippen" (2008); Milan Joseph Sova, "Distortion of the American Image: Conformity in the 1950s" (2009)
To apply, a student must submit three clean copies (not the graded version with faculty comments) as well as an e-copy of the paper to the department secretary (email@example.com) by the award deadline. Papers written for classes in the current academic year are eligible. All submissions must have a cover sheet with the following information:
- Submitter's full name
- Paper Title
- Course number and title
- Submitter's contact information
No identifying information should appear beyond the cover sheet.
Each award carries a prize of $50.00
Submission deadline: last day of spring semester. Early entries happily accepted!