Student Paper Awards

Enter the History Department Student Paper Competition

Prizes range from $150-$250


Papers are awarded in the following categories:


  1. 2016 Faith and Reason Essay Competition. $200
  2. African or Middle Eastern History. $150
  3. Carol Cornwall Madsen Award in Mormon Women’s History. $250
  4. Cultural History Award. $150
  5. De Lamar and Mary Jensen Award in European History. $150
  6. Eugene E. Campbell Award in Utah History. $150
  7. Fred R. Gowans Award in 19th C. Western US History. $150
  8. History of Empire. $150
  9. History of the Family Award. $150
  10. Latin American History Award. $150
  11. Latino/Latina History. $150
  12. LeRoy R. Hafen Award in North American History. $150
  13. Native American Studies Award. $200
  14. Personal Family History Award. $150
  15. Sechin Jagchid Award in Non-Western History. $150
  16. William J. Snow Award in Western or Mormon History. $250
  17. Women's History Award. $150

Competition Requirements:

  1. Papers must have been written in the previous calendar year.
  2. Students from all majors may apply.
  3. Deadline is February 7.
  4. To enter fill out a submission cover letter, and turn in your paper to the History Department receptionist (2130 JFSB).