The Society of Early Americanists is pleased to announce eighteenth annual essay competition. If you have presented a paper on an Americanist topic, broadly conceived, during the academic year 2015-2016 you are considered being eligible. The Society shall promote the exchange of ideas and information among its members through a newsletter. If you get selected you will get a chance to win a check for $100 and a certificate.
The Society of Early Americanists (SEA) is a non-profitable society, it was founded in 1990. Purpose of this Society is to advance the exchange of ideas and information among scholars of various disciplines.
Before applying read the eligibility criteria carefully:
- If you have presented a paper on an Americanist topic, broadly conceived, during the academic year 2015-2016 at the Society of Early Americanists Special Topics Conference, Baltimore and Washington DC, June 2-5, 2016.
- Applicant must belong to an American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies conference 2015-2016, including the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Pittsburgh, March 31-April 2, 2016, or that of any ASECS affiliate conferences, we invite you to enter.
How to Apply:
In order to be a participant of the Society of Early Americanists Essay Competition, you are requested to write an essay on Americanist topic.
Papers should be double-spaced, 6,000 words maximum, with the following information
- Appearing only on the cover sheet: your name
- Institutional mailing address and e-mail address
- Panel title
- Chair’s name
- Date of presentation
- Name of conference
Please send your essay as an email attachment to Professor Steven Thomas at SEAEssayContest-at-gmail.com
Award amount of the given scholarship provides:
- A check for $100
- A certificate
Friday, October 7, 2016 is the last date of submitting you essay.
Link for more information:
Any questions related to the given scholarship can be addressed to:
Dr. Steven W. Thomas
Society of Early Americanists Essay Contest Committee Chair, 2016-2018
Department of English