Missouri Conference on History > Awards

Book Award

The Missouri Conference on History seeks nominations for its annual book award.

The Book Award will be given to the best volume on any historical topic written by a Missouri resident and published in 2015. The winner will receive a $500 prize. To nominate a book for this award, please send a letter stating the author's name and affiliation with Missouri, the title of the book, the name of the publisher, and a brief explanation of the book's merits. Four review copies of the book are required from the publisher. Nominations for this prize may be submitted to:

John Brenner, Managing Editor
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO 65201
mch@umsystem.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is December 1, 2015.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.

Lawrence O. Christensen Article Award

Articles eligible for nomination must relate to a Missouri history topic and be published during the 2015 calendar year (no restriction on residence of the author). The author of the winning article will receive a $250 prize. Please include complete contact information with your submission.

To nominate an article for this award, please send a letter that briefly describes the article's merits, as well as a copy of the article that includes the name and volume/issue number of the journal in which it is published. Nominations for this prize may be submitted to:

John Brenner, Managing Editor
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO 65201
mch@umsystem.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is December 1, 2015.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.

Student Paper Prize

The Missouri Conference on History presents a $250 prize for the best student paper presented at each year's conference.

Papers nominated for this award may not exceed 3,500 words in length. Please note that presenting at the conference does not automatically make one eligible for the Student Paper Prize. Students who wish to be considered for the 2016 prize should submit an electronic version of the completed paper to:

John Brenner, Managing Editor
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO 65201
mch@umsystem.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 15, 2016.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.

Lynn and Kristen Morrow Missouri History Student Prize

The annual Morrow Missouri History Student Prize is a $150 prize for the best student paper on an aspect of Missouri history presented at the conference.

Papers nominated for this award may not exceed 3,500 words in length. Please note that presenting at the conference does not automatically make one eligible for the Lynn and Kristen Morrow Missouri History Student Prize. Students who wish to be considered for the 2016 prize should submit an electronic version of the completed paper to:

John Brenner, Managing Editor
State Historical Society of Missouri
1020 Lowry Street
Columbia, MO 65201
mch@umsystem.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is February 15, 2016.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.