The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York


New York Labor History Association Bernard Bellush Prize


The Bernard Bellush Prize recognizes outstanding unpublished scholarship by graduate students in American labor and work history. Please do not submit a full dissertation. The Bellush Prize honors the contribution to labor history made by Bernie Bellush, as a scholar and as an activist.

The Bellush Prize provides an award of $250 for the best research paper written during the 2020-2021 academic year. An abstract of each paper will be posted on the NYLHA website.  Entries will be evaluated on the basis of scholarship and literary merit.

Entrants should email their paper to:


Brian Greenberg


The deadline is July 1, 2021.

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