CCWH Nupur Chaudhuri First Article Award 2019
The Coordinating Council for Women in History Nupur Chaudhuri First Article Award is an annual $1000 prize that recognizes the best first article published in any field of history by a CCWH member. Named to honor Nupur Chaudhuri, long-time CCWH board member, former executive director and co-president from 1995-1998, the winning article for 2019 must be published in a refereed journal in either 2016 or 2017. An article may only be submitted once. All fields of history will be considered. The deadline for the award is now 2 May 2019. Please go to www.theccwh.org for membership and online application details.
CCWH Catherine Prelinger Memorial Award 2019
The Coordinating Council for Women in History will award $20,000 to a scholar, with a Ph.D. or has advanced to candidacy, who has not followed a traditional academic path of uninterrupted and completed secondary, undergraduate, and graduate degrees leading to a tenure-track faculty position. Although the recipient’s degrees do not have to be in history, the recipient’s work should clearly be historical in nature. In accordance with the general goals of CCWH, the award is intended to recognize or to enhance the ability of the recipient to contribute significantly to women in history, whether in the profession in the present or in the study of women in the past. It is not intended that there be any significant restrictions placed on how a given recipient shall spend the award as long as it advances the recipient’s scholarship goals and purposes. All recipients will be required to submit a final paper to CCWH on how the award was expended and summarizing the scholarly work completed. The deadline for the award is now 2 May 2019. Please go to www.theccwh.org for membership and online application details.
Carol Gold Best Article Award for Associate Professors, 2019
The Carol Gold Best Article Award is named for longtime member, activist and scholar, Carol Gold whose life and work exemplify the dual mission of the CCWH—to promote women’s history and to support women in the historical profession. Gold has written extensively on early modern European women’s history and has mentored and supported students and peers during her long career. The Carol Gold Best Article Award is a $500 prize given to the best article published in a peer-reviewed journal in the year prior to the award year (so in 2018 for the 2019 award). Applicants must have achieved the rank of Associate Professor at the time of publication and applicants must be current members of the CCWH at the time of application. The deadline for the award is now 2 May 2019. Please go to www.theccwh.org for membership and online application details.
Rachel Fuchs Award for Mentorship and Service to Women/LGBTQ 2019
Named for longtime women’s advocate and former CCWH co-president, the annual Rachel Fuchs Award is a $500 given to a person who best represents Rachel’s legacy of service, exemplary scholarship and mentorship. Nominees must be outstanding scholars, administrators, teachers or public historians and may be employed in education or related areas such as archives, libraries, historical societies, museums etc. Nominees must have demonstrated mentoring skills, not only in teaching or related work, but in providing networks that enhance the professional growth of other women/LGBTQ scholars and students. Nominees must have demonstrated service to a learned society devoted to women/LGBTQI as well as service to undergraduate and graduate students on their respective campus. Nominees should exhibit service to CCWH or one or more of the affiliate organizations and nominees must be a member of the CCWH. The deadline for the award is now 2 May 2019. Please go to www.theccwh.org for membership and online application details.
Please note, CCWH members may only apply for one CCWH award per year.
Sandra Trudgen Dawson