Institute for Historical Research: prizes and bursaries. These include the Sir John Neale Prize in Early Modern British History (essays of no more than 8,000 words on any subject appropriate to study of 1450-1700 Britain), and The Curriers' Company London History Essay Prize (monetary prize and publication in The London Journal).

Society for the Study of Early Modern Women award for work on women and gender (c.1450-1750).

The Medieval Academy of America Van Courtland Elliot Prize for a journal article in the field of medieval studies

RSA article prizes for Digital Renaissance Research and William Nelson Prize for the best article in Renaissance Quarterly.

SCSC Carl S. Meyer Prize for the best paper delivered at the yearly SCSC conference, by a scholar who is still in graduate school or has earned the Ph.D in the last 5 years.

SCSC Nancy Lyman Roelker Prize for the best article published in English on sixteenth-century French history (during preceding calendar year)

SCSC Harold J. Grimm Prize for the best article published in English in preceding year on Reformation studies

SCSC Literature Prize is for best literature paper published in Sixteenth Century Journal.


UNL Medieval and Renaissance Studies Robert Knoll Award for graduate research. We also have undergraduate awards for papers and creative projects. For more information, see our Honors page.

UNL Folsom Thesis & Dissertation Awards; and Graduate Recognition Awards.