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2012 Betts Writing Award

In KATH Awards on June 21, 2012 by Randolph Hollingsworth Tagged: , , , ,

Kentucky Association of Teachers of History

2012 Raymond F. Betts Writing Award

KATH is pleased to announce its competition for the best undergraduate research paper on a world history (non-United States) topic completed during the 2011-12 academic year at a Kentucky college or university. The winner will receive a $100 prize. The award will be presented at the 2012 KATH Conference, to be held at duPont Manual High School in Louisville on Saturday, September 15.

Competition Guidelines

  1. A student may not submit more than one paper for the Betts Writing Award.
  2. The manuscript (excluding endnotes, appendices, and bibliography) is limited to twenty-five (25) typed, double-spaced pages. It should conform to the rules of The Chicago Manual of Style regarding endnotes, bibliography, and other stylistic matters.
  3. All personal identification information should be removed from the document itself (e.g., writer’s name or university in page numbers, endnotes, title page or first page). The student’s paper title, university, permanent address and current contact information should appear only in the body of the email message to which the paper is attached.
  4. The paper should be submitted as an email attachment in one of the following formats (.doc, .docx, or .pdf) to Professor Melissa A. McEuen, Transylvania University, mmceuen@transy.edu, on or before the deadline: Midnight, Friday, August 3, 2012.
  5. The submission must be accompanied by an email message from the student’s supervising history instructor (or the department chair), recommending the paper and certifying that it was written for an undergraduate course and completed in the 2011-12 academic year.

Please direct any questions to Melissa A. McEuen at mmceuen@transy.edu.

Download a flyer here and post it in your department offices today!

See also the 2012 Clark Writing Award notice.

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