Overdkye Student Awards in North Louisiana History

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Type: 
Prize
Date: 
December 22, 2017 to March 26, 2018
Location: 
Louisiana, United States
Subject Fields: 
Area Studies, Humanities, Local History, Social History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies

OVERDYKE STUDENT AWARDS IN

NORTH LOUISIANA HISTORY

TO BE PRESENTED AT THE SPRING LUNCHEON

 

Place, Date, and time to be announced in the spring

These awards are made in memory of Dr. W. Darrell Overdyke, Centenary College, through the generosity of the late Mrs. Overdyke and her brother, Mr. E. Laurence Walker, of Shreveport, Louisiana.

A.        $200.00 first prize for best article submitted by an Undergraduate Student on some aspect of North Louisiana History. Second prize is $150.00. Third prize is $100.00. Winners are guests at the spring luncheon.

B.         $200.00 first prize for best article submitted by a Graduate Student on some aspect of North Louisiana History. Second place prize is $150.00. Third place prize is $100.00. Winners are guests at the spring luncheon.

C.         A one-year complimentary subscription to North Louisiana History, the Journal of the North Louisiana Historical Association, will be awarded to each placing entry. The prize-winning articles must be published exclusively in the North Louisiana Historical Association’s journal.

D.        GUIDELINES

1.         Entrant must have been a student in the past school year and be so certified by a memo from a faculty member. Include the student’s educational level (undergraduate, graduate), home mailing address, e-mail address, and telephone number in the memo.

2.         Length of the article should not exceed 25 double-spaced, typed pages.

3.         DEADLINE for submission: March 26, 2018.

4.         Manuscripts should be typed and contain footnotes and a bibliography. Please send cover letter and manuscript via email.

5.         All entries and letters of support should be emailed to:

 

Ms. Kathleen T. Smith, Editor

North Louisiana History

North Louisiana Historical Association

ksmith@lsus.edu or englishlsus@yahoo.com

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Kathleen T. Smith, Editor

North Louisiana History

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