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Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards

$500

July 03, 2018

Awards Available: 6

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The essays should combine original historical research on significant subjects, based on source material and manuscripts if possible, with good English composition and superior style.

    Awards:
    -The George P. Hammond Prize of $500 for the best paper by a graduate student member of Phi Alpha Theta
    -The Lynn W. Turner Prize of $500 for the best paper by an undergraduate student member of Phi Alpha Theta
    -The Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards: two undergraduate and two graduate awards of $400 each for superior papers submitted by student members of Phi Alpha Theta

    Papers should not exceed 25 typewritten double-spaced pages in length (excluding bibliography) They should be organized in form similar to articles published in The Historian with footnotes, spelling, and punctuation conforming as nearly as possible to the rules of A Manual of Style (10th ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press 1937 or later). Students should eliminate footers or headers bearing the student's name from individual pages of the paper, but pages must be consecutively numbered. A bibliography must be included with the submitted paper. Entries that do not adhere to the guidelines will be disqualified.

    If suitable for publication, the winners may be offered the opportunity of having their articles published in a future issue of The Historian.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Dr. Clayton Drees
  • Virginia Wesleyan College Department of History
  • 1584 Wesleyan Drive
  • Norfolk, VA 23502
  • cdrees@vwc.edu
  • tel: 800-394-8195
  • fax: 813-974-8215

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