TSSP-Awards, Grants and Competitions
The Lerner-Scott Prize is given annually by the Organization of American Historians for the best doctoral dissertation in U.S. women’s history. The prize is named for Gerda Lerner and Anne Firor Scott, both pioneers in women’s history and past presidents of the OAH.
A dissertation must be completed during the period July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 to be eligible for the 2019 Lerner-Scott Prize. The prize will be presented at the 2019 OAH Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 4–6.
March 2, 2019 to March 9, 2019
The 57th annual United States Senate Youth Program (USSYP) will be held in Washington, D.C. from March 2nd to 9th, 2019. Two student leaders from each state, the District of Columbia and the Department of Defense Education Activity will spend a week in Washington experiencing their national government in action. Student delegates will hear major policy addresses by senators, cabinet members, officials from the Departments of State and Defense and directors of other federal agencies, as well as participate in meetings with the president and a justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more
The Mary K. Bonsteel Tachau Teacher of the Year Award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians in recognition of the contributions made by precollegiate teachers to improve history education within the field of American history. Read more
Vernon Press, an independent publisher of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities, invites monograph or edited volume proposals for their series on Sociology. This call is open to proposals that address all types of Sociology, from General Sociology, Economic Sociology, Political Sociology, Family Sociology, Sociology of Organization, Sociology of Religions, Sociology of Race to Sociology of Youth, among others.
Possible topics include (but not limited to): Read more