The CCWH offers six awards to help reach its organizational goals. For a full award description, current application form and information about previous award recipients, please click the award name about each award.
The deadline for receipt of most 2022 applications has been extended to July 1, 2022 (please check the individual award descriptions for specific deadlines):
Catherine 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.
CCWH/Berks Graduate Student Fellowship – a $1,000 award to a graduate student completing a dissertation in a history department.
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.
Carol Gold Article Award – a $500 prize given to the best article published in a peer-reviewed journal in the year prior to the award year.
Nupur Chaudhuri First Article Prize – a $1,000 award for the first article published in a referred journal by a CCWH member.
Rachel Fuchs Memorial Award for Excellence in Mentorship and Service to Women/LGBTQ in the Profession – annual award for service and mentorship.
Joan Kelly Memorial Prize (American Historical Association)- 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).
Peggy Pascoe Memorial Fund (University of Oregon) – The CCWH assists funding for the Peggy Pascoe Memorial Fund to support graduate student research at the University of Oregon.
Donations by CCWH members and other patrons support CCWH awards and initiatives.
To make a one-time or recurring monthly donation by credit or debit card, please fill out our secure online Donation Form. To donate by check, please send your donation to the CCWH at 1313. N. 2nd St. #1508 Phoenix, AZ 85004. You may request that your donation go to a specific award or that it be used where most needed.
The Coordinating Council on Women in History is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. (EIN – 48-1071194) All award donations are tax-deductible.