Walter Muir Whitehill Prize in Early American History
Deadline January 15, formerly December 31. Recommended free contest from the Colonial Society of Massachusetts awards $2,500 and publication in the New England Quarterly for a previously unpublished scholarly essay on pre-1825 American history. Essay must be between 40-60 double-spaced pages, use footnotes rather than endnotes, and follow Chicago Manual of Style (15th or 16th edition). Preference is given to New England subjects. Sponsor requires that entrants submit their essays in paper AND electronic formats; mail 4 hard copies of your essay and email it as both a Word document and a PDF.
Published: October 18, 2019