Reminder: SHGAPE Graduate Student Essay Prize

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Call for Submissions

The Graduate Student Essay Prize


We are now accepting submissions for the annual Graduate Student Essay Prize.

The Graduate Student Essay Prize is awarded annually for the best essay of journal article length written by a graduate student on a Gilded Age and/or Progressive Era topic. The winner of the prize will receive $250, and their essay will be considered for publication in the Journal of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era. They will also be honored at the annual SHGAPE luncheon at the OAH.

Essays should not be previously published nor under consideration for publication. Applicants must be SHGAPE members at the time of submission.

The submission deadline is December 20, 2021. Please send your submissions to:

Kimberly Hamlin, Miami University, Prize Committee Chair at, and include “SHGAPE Graduate Student Essay Prize” in the email subject line.