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Essay prize: Women's History Scotland

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The bi-annual prize is for a new essay in the field of Scottish women's and/or gender history

A prize of £100 is awarded for the best essay. Work may consist of undergraduate dissertations, postgraduate research or original research by an independent scholar. Essays must focus on some aspect of Scottish women's or gender history, and should be between 8,000 and 10,000 words.

The winning essay may be put forward for publication in the Journal of Scottish Historical Studies.

The Women's History Scotland Essay Prize is awarded to celebrate the work of Leah Leneman, a leading historian of women in Scotland and the author of A Guid Cause: The Womens Suffrage Movement in Scotland, who died in 1999.

The closing date is 21 December.

For full details see the website.

 

Interested in discovering more about Scottish history? Check out History Scotland, the number one online resource for Scottish history and archaeology.

 

 

 

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