Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
305
Days
May 1 2023
Application Deadline
N/A
Renewable
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David Thelen Award

Description

Awarded biennially by the Organization of American Historians, the David Thelen Award honors the best article on American history written in a language other than English. The winning article will be published in the Journal. Articles published between January 1, 2021, and December 31, 2022, as well as previously unpublished articles, are eligible for consideration. Submissions should be carefully argued and well written. They should offer an original perspective on colonial American and/or U.S. history. The competition is open to roundtables, keynote addresses, conference papers, and other genres of scholarship. Manuscripts should be framed for and addressed to readers outside the U.S. and written in a language other than English. Submissions must be clearly labeled "2024 David Thelen Award Entry." An electronic version of the manuscript must be submitted via email. One hard copy must be mailed to the address listed in the scholarshipÔÇÖs website. Please visit the scholarshipÔÇÖs website for the technical requirements.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying History

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Contact Benjamin H. Irvin
Chair, 2024 David Thelen Award Committee; Executive Editor, Journal of American History
jahms@oah.org
Address 1215 East Atwater Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47401