William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize 2014
The William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize has been instituted in honour of the late William T. Stearn, a scholar whose work contributed much to the field and to this Society.
The Society for the History of Natural History invites submissions to the 2014 William T. Stearn Student Essay Prize Competition. The prize will be awarded to the best original, unpublished, essay in the field of history of natural history. The submission deadline is 30 June 2014.
The competition is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students in full or part-time education. Entry is not limited to members of SHNH. Entries will be considered by a panel of three judges appointed by the Council of the Society. The winner will receive £300 and be offered membership of the Society for one year. The winning essay will normally be published in the Society’s journal Archives of natural history.
Entries must be prepared in conformity with the bibliographic conventions of Archives of natural history, in ‘Guidelines for Authors’. Essays have to be received by the closing date as hard-copy and on CD as stated in Prize Rules: it is not possible to send entries by email.Download entry form