Undergraduate and postgraduate students are invited to submit papers for the Lucretia Mott Student Essay Award. Outstanding student paper submissions that demonstrate creative analysis and/or introduce a new field of research and make an original contribution to the field of Quaker studies will be considered for the award.
The winning entry will receive a $200 award. It may also be recommended for publication in the journal Quaker Studies.
Submissions must meet the following criteria to be considered:
● no more than 3,500 words (including footnotes & bibliography)
● be presented in 12-point font and double-spaced
● formatted according to Chicago Manual of Style
● free of clerical or grammatical errors
● the candidate must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at the time of paper submission.
Submissions should include:
● an electronic document in standard word processing format, without author information (submit author information in a separate file)
● name and home mailing address
● graduate or undergraduate status
● American Academy of Religion Program Unit to which the paper was submitted, along with presentation time and location, if applicable.
Submit electronically by October 31st, 2023 to firstname.lastname@example.org. Awards will be announced at the Quaker Studies Program Unit Business Meeting during the American Academy of Religion.