Canadiana.org announces Digital History Essay Prize
March 2, 2015
Contact: Daniel Velarde - email@example.com
The 2015 Digital History Essay Prize, sponsored by Canadiana.org in collaboration with the Canadian Historical Association (CHA), will be awarded to students registered at a Canadian university who demonstrate the most compelling use of Canadiana.org digitized historical content in their scholarly research.
Prize entries should describe original research conducted with Canadiana.org content, and may draw from academic work submitted for credit in the current or previous academic years. Submissions may be written in essay format or as an annotated bibliography of select Canadiana.org sources that made a significant contribution to the student’s understanding of Canada’s past.
Each account must be no longer than 1,000 words. Please include your name, institution, program and year of study.
Up to four winning entries will receive prizes of $500 at the June 2015 CHA Annual Meeting at the University of Ottawa. In addition, all winners will become eligible for a 3-month paid summer student assignment at Canadiana.org from 1 June 2015 to 30 August 2015 in Ottawa.
Contestants must be enrolled full-time at the undergraduate or graduate level in history or a related discipline; research showcased in the essay must be primarily concerned with the history of Canada.
The deadline for receipt of nominations is 15 April 2015. Please send an electronic copy of your submission (Word or PDF) to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winning entries will be published by Canadiana.org in various media. Submission of an essay implies consent of the author to allow Canadiana.org to edit and publish the entry.