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To encourage and reward excellence in research and writing in the history of women in The United Methodist Church or its antecedents. Consideration will be given to completed, original manuscripts of article length.


Manuscripts should not be longer than twenty double-spaced, typewritten pages. Footnotes and bibliography should follow the Kate Turabian Manual of Style.


One award in the amount of $200 will be given each year at the discretion of the committee, with the possibility of publication in Methodist History.

How the winning manuscript is selected:

Selection is made by a committee consisting of three persons who are historians of women in United Methodism.

Entries should be submitted by March 17. The award will be announced in the fall of that year.

A copy of the winning entry will be deposited with the General Commission on Archives and History of The United Methodist Church.

Submit entries to:

General Secretary
General Commission on Archives and History
P.O. Box 127 Madison, NJ 07940
973- 408-3189
FAX 973-408-3909