History Department Writing Awards

Don't forget to submit your paper for:

The History Department Writing Awards

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
                    Milan Joseph Sova, Distortion of the American Image: Conformity in the 1950s

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 ( 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 date:  last day of spring semester.  Early entries happily accepted!