Call for Nominations – Pencak Award for Undergraduate Research

Call for Nominations – William “Bill” Pencak Award for Undergraduate Research

Nominations are now open for the Pennsylvania Historical Association’s 2021 William Pencak Award for the best undergraduate research paper about Pennsylvania and/or mid-Atlantic history.

ANN: German History Society Undergraduate Dissertation Prize

Colleagues in the UK and Ireland may wish to bring this announcement to the attention of their undergraduate students:


Undergraduate Dissertation Prize

The German History Society offers an annual prize of £300 for the best undergraduate dissertation on German History written by a student of history (single or joint honours, or in a cognate discipline) at a UK or Irish university.

Further details are available on this page :

History of Physics Essay Contest

The Forum on the History of Physics (FHP) of the American Physical Society is proud to announce the 2020 History of Physics Essay Contest.

The contest is designed to promote interest in the history of physics among those not, or not yet, professionally engaged in the subject. Entries can address the work of individual physicists, teams of physicists, physics discoveries, or other appropriate topics. Entries should not exceed 2,500 words, including notes and references. Entries should be both scholarly and generally accessible to scientists and historians.

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