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Prizes, Awards, & fellowships

The ASEH offers a variety of competitive prizes and awards. More information and application instructions can be found using the links.

Prizes for Scholarship (applications)

  • George Perkins Marsh Prize (best book in environmental history)
  • Leopold-Hidy Prize for best article in journal Environmental History (with Forest History Society)
  • ASEH Alice Hamilton Prize (best article outside Environmental History)
  • ASEH Rachel Carson Prize (best dissertation)
  • ASEH-FHS Graduate Essay Prize (best unpublished essay by a graduate student)

Awards for Service and Achievement (nominations)

  • Distinguished Scholar Award
  • Lisa Mighetto Distinguished Service Award
  • Public Outreach Project Award (presented every two years to an environmental history project that engages the public). 
  • Distinguished Career in Public Environmental History (presented every two years to an individual who has promoted environmental history to the public over time). 

Research Fellowships (applications)

  • Hal Rothman Dissertation Fellowship (graduate students)
  • J. Donald Hughes Graduate Research Fellowship (graduate students)
  • Equity Graduate Student Fellowship (graduate students)
  • ASEH-Newberry Library Fellowship (open-rank)
  • Samuel P. Hays Research Fellowship (open-rank)

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