Home > Financial Aid > College Scholarships > Scholarships By Grade Level > Undergraduate Scholarships > Nels Andrew Cleven Founders Paper Prize Awards

Nels Andrew Cleven Founder's Paper Prize Awards

  • Website Address
  • http://phialphatheta.org/phi-alpha-theta-paper-pri...
  • Contact
  • Dr. Clayton Drees
  • Address
  • Virginia Wesleyan College Department of History
  • 1584 Wesleyan Drive
  • Norfolk, VA 23502
  • Email Address
  • cdrees@vwc.edu
  • Application Deadline
  • July 3, 2017
  • Number Of Awards
  • 6
  • Maximum Amount
  • $500
  • 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.

    -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.

See if you qualify for this award

Learn more about this scholarship and many more.
Find Scholarships Instantly!


Undergraduate Scholarships

Latest College & Financial Aid News

BamaSits Protests Prompt BamaStands “Stand-Ups”

October 25, 2016

by Susan Dutca

Due to "ongoing racism" at the University of Alabama, students are choosing to remain seated during the national anthem at football games. Their #BamaSits demonstration is just one of the many thought to be motivated by similar protests by San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. #BamaSits protestors have cited their disapproval of "police violence against young black people" and the "racism [...]

“Just Do(nate) It”: Nike Co-Founder Gifts $500M to University of Oregon

October 18, 2016

by Susan Dutca

The generous $500 million gift from Phil and Penny Knight to the University of Oregon is the "largest ever for a public flagship institution" and is intended to support and strengthen interdisciplinary scientific research. With the donation, the university plans to extend its current science campus by 210,000 square feet, with three new research facilities. The initiative is expected to create [...]

A Second Chance for Former Prisoners, Gang Members

October 11, 2016

by Susan Dutca

One nonprofit is heavily recruiting reformed delinquents from disadvantaged communities and funneling them into college. The troubled youth - many of whom have committed crimes and have been in jail, are given personal advisers, free college-prep courses, childcare, bus passes and other forms of support to keep off the streets. College Bound Dorchester has enrolled about 130 students over the [...]

Follow Us:

facebook twitter rss feed