CCWH Awards

The CCWH offers the six awards to help reach its organizational goals. For a full award description, current application form and information about previous award recipients, please read more about each award.

3 women college graduates on graduation dayCatherine Prelinger Award – a $20,000 award to a scholar whose career has not followed a traditional path through secondary and higher education and whose work has contributed to women in the historical profession. Read more…

CCWH/Berks Graduate Student Fellowship – a $1,000 award to a graduate student completing a dissertation in a history department. Read more…

Joan Kelly Memorial Prize – a $1,000 annual award for the book in women’s history and/or feminist theory that best reflects the high intellectual and scholarly ideals exemplified by the life and work of Joan Kelly. (1928-1982). Read more…

National History Day Award  – goes to a pre-collegiate student participating in the National History Day competition. Read more…

Nupur Chaudhuri First Article Prize –  a $1,000 award for the first article published in a referred journal by a CCWH member. Read more…

Ida B. Wells Graduate Student Fellowship – a $1000  annual award given to a graduate student working on a historical dissertation that interrogates race and gender, not necessarily in a history department. Read more…

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Donations by CCWH members and other patrons support these important awards. To donate to any of of them by credit or debit card, please fill out our secure online Awards Donation form.

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