The Neale Prize is awarded annually to a historian in the early stages of his or her career. Entries should take the form of essays of no more than 8,000 words including footnotes, on a theme related to Tudor history. It is intended that the terms of the prize include almost any subject appropriate to the study of the 16th Century in England . (Eligibility will ultimately be decided by the judges). The prize will consist of 1000 (UK) with an additional payment of 500 (UK) in support of the development of the prize- winner’s scholarly career, normally in the form of research and/or travel expenses and conference attendance.
Candidates must either be registered for a higher degree at a British institution or have been registered for such a degree at a British institution within the last three years. Three double-spaced copies should be submitted. Electronic submissions will also be accepted. Entries must not have been published elsewhere, or accepted for publication elsewhere. The prize-winning essay will be published in the IHR’s journal, Historical Research.
A suitable academic mentor will be appointed to provide advice on career development and research for the prize-winner. The prize-winner is expected to take part in the academic life of the IHR, for example, by attending seminars and presenting papers.The prize-winner must submit a report on his/her activity undertaken with the support of the award to the Director of the IHR at the end of the academic year in which the award is held.
Application deadline is commonly in late spring-early summer. Visit funder website for more information.
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Funder: Institute of Historical Research
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