Hakluyt Society Essay Prize
The Hakluyt Society awards an annual essay prize (or more than one, if the judges so decide) of up to a total of £1,000. The competition is open to any registered graduate student at a higher education institution (a university or equivalent) or to anyone who has been awarded a graduate degree in the past three years. If possible, the prize will be presented at the Hakluyt Society’s Annual General Meeting in London.
Submissions for the 2024 prize are now invited, the deadline for which will be 1 March 2024. For further details, and instructions on how to submit your essay, please download the information sheet.
The Essay Prize Judging Panel for 2024 is:
Dr Derek L. Elliott, Assistant Professor in History, School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane, Morocco.
Dr Eva Johanna Holmberg, Academy Research Fellow, Department of Philosophy, History and Art Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland.
Professor Claire Jowitt, School of History and Literature, Drama, and Creative Writing, University of East Anglia, UK (Chair of Judging Panel).
Professor Joyce Lorimer, Professor Emerita, Department of History, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada.
Dr Bertie Mandelblatt, George S. Parker II ’51 Curator of Maps and Prints, John Carter Brown Library, USA.
Dr Sarah Tyacke, Past President, Hakluyt Society and former Keeper of Public Records.