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The David Alexander Prize – 2021 ($400)

Published on March 12, 2021

The David Alexander Prize is awarded annually for the best essay on the history of Atlantic Canada written in a course by an undergraduate student in any university. The amount of the prize is currently set at $400.

Conditions:

·       Entries must be undergraduate essays between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length on some aspect of the history of Atlantic Canada, written in English or French.

·       They may be research, interpretive, or historiographical efforts.

·       The author must be part-time or full-time undergraduate student in a degree program at an accredited university or college, and the essay must have been written to meet the requirement of an undergraduate credit course during the 2020-2021 academic year.

·       Previous winners of the prize may not compete.

Submissions: Entries shall be submitted by course instructors no later than 30 June 2021. No instructor shall submit more than two entries. Essays should not bear the instructor's comments or a grade. Entries may be sent as an electronic copy or a printed copy.

Adjudication: Entries will be judged by a panel of three distinguished historians. The winner will be announced in the autumn of 2021. No runners-up or honorary mentions will be designated.

Entries may be submitted by email attachment to the Acadiensis Administrative Assistant at acadnsis@unb.ca, or by post to:

Alexander Prize Committee
c/o Acadiensis Administrative Assistant,
Campus House, University of New Brunswick
P.O. Box 4400
Fredericton, N.B.  
E3B 5A3

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