Nicholson Center for British Studies B.A. Thesis Prize

$250 for best senior B.A. thesis based on the use of primary materials in the area of British Studies

The Nicholson Center for British Studies is pleased to announce a $250 prize for the best senior B.A. thesis based on the use of primary materials in the area of British Studies in any concentration or discipline. For the purposes of this competition, British Studies is broadly defined to include the British Isles or any of its former colonies. In the latter case, topics should involve the former colonial relationship in some way.

Deadline Information

Deadline: Friday, May 7, 2021

Application Process

Applicants should submit BOTH paper AND electronic copies of their senior essays, and should include their name, department, advisor's name, expected graduation date, phone number, and e-mail address on the title page. Paper copies *should not be stapled,* and may be mailed or dropped off, electronic copies should be e-mailed as Word or PDF attachments (no larger than 5MB) to fitzsimmons@uchicago.edu, both are due by 5:00 pm on the day of the deadline. The winner will receive a check for $250. University of Chicago seniors who will graduate between December 2019 and August 2020 are eligible. Please contact Jeanne Fitzsimmons at fitzsimmons@uchicago.edu or 773-834-3403 with questions.