American History / Studies, Area Studies, Local History, Rural History / Studies
The Iowa History Center at Simpson College seeks nominations for our award for the outstanding master’s thesis in Iowa history for 2019. Selection will be based on contribution to the knowledge of Iowa history; originality of the subject matter or methodology; use of sources; and written expression. Nominees must have completed their master’s degree between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019.
The winner will be announced in the fall of 2019 and receive a $1,000 cash prize and an award plaque. Three copies of the thesis and a brief letter of nomination from the thesis advisor, which includes contact information for the nominee, should be submitted to Bill Friedricks, Director, Iowa History Center, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA 50125. Application deadline is June 30, 2019.