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Student Paper Awards

Enter the History Department Student Paper Competition

Prizes range from $150-$250


Papers are awarded in the following categories:

  1. Faith and Reason Essay Competition. $200
  2. African or Middle Eastern History. $150
  3. Bertis L. and Anna E. C. Embry Award in Global Latter-day Saint History. $150
  4. Carol Cornwall Madsen Award in Latter-day Saint Women’s History. $250
  5. Cultural History Award. $150
  6. De Lamar and Mary Jensen Award in European History. $150
  7. Eugene E. Campbell Award in Utah History. $150
  8. Fred R. Gowans Award in 19th C. American West History. $150
  9. History of Empire. $150
  10. History of the Family Award. $150
  11. Latin American History Award. $150
  12. Latino/Latina History. $150
  13. LeRoy R. Hafen Award in North American History. $150
  14. Mark R. Grandstaff Award in Military History. $150
  15. American Indian Studies Indigenous History Award. $150
  16. Personal Family History Award. $150
  17. Sechin Jagchid Award in Non-Western History. $150
  18. William J. Snow Award in American West or Latter-day Saint History. $250
  19. Women's History Award. $150
  20. History of Religious Liberty Award. $300
  21. U.S. Constitutional History Award. $300
  22. Friedrich Schiller Award for Historical Representation. $300
  23. Interdisciplinary History Award. $300

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).