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Society for History in the Federal Government Prize for Published Article or Essay

This prize given for excellence in an article or essay that deals with any aspect of the federal government’s history.

Submission Guidelines

Entries are judged for value in furthering the understanding of the history of the federal government; quality and thoroughness of research; style and appropriateness or presentation; suitability and rigor of methodology; and use of original and primary materials. In addition to the general requirements above, the work must have been published in the calendar year immediately preceding the spring awards.

    Submission Process

    The award is made solely on the basis of the materials submitted to the Prize Committee Members. Nominations are due December 15, 2022

    1. Nominations should be submitted through Google Forms

    2. Nominations should include a brief letter commenting on the merits of the work.

    3. Nominations should include a copy of the nominee (s)’s resume or curriculum vitae.

    4. Submit one copy of the publication or link to publication either through the Google Form (preferred) or by mail.  

    Julie Prieto, PhD
    U.S. Army Center of Military History

    Matthew R.G. Regan
    U.S. Department of State

    Kate Hallgren
    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


    Society for History in the Federal Government
    PO BOX 14139
    Ben Franklin Station, Washington, DC 20044

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