Canadiana.org announces 2016 Digital History Essay Prize
February 23, 2016
Contact: Daniel Velarde - email@example.com
The 2016 Digital History Essay Prize, co-sponsored by Canadiana.org and 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to students registered at a Canadian university who demonstrate the most compelling use of Canadiana.org digitized historical content in their scholarly research.
Canadiana.org provides researchers with access to large sets of digital primary sources through a variety of online resources, including:
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 $300 at the June 2016 CHA Annual Meeting.
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 2016. Please send an electronic copy of your submission (MS Word or PDF) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winning entries will be published by Canadiana.org in whole or in part. Submission of an essay implies consent of the author to allow Canadiana.org to edit and publish the entry.