CNO Naval History Essay Contest
Deadline June 30 (must be received by this date), formerly July 31. Highly recommended free contest awards publication and two top prizes of $5,000 (one to a professional historian and one to a rising historian) for well-researched essays on a naval historical topic that "relates in some way to establishing and maintaining maritime superiority in today's environment" and "provides readers with a lesson learned from history that can be applied to today". The Professional Historians category includes US and international professional historians (historian jobs including history museum curators, history teachers/professors, PhDs, published history authors); the Rising Historians category includes US Sea Service-wide active, reserve, retired, and civilians who cannot be classified as "professional historians". Maximum 3,500 words. Enter by email.
Published: May 13, 2017