Patterson Prize-MA

2019-2020 Patterson Memorial Prize

for best undergraduate and best graduate paper

Named in honor of a late colleague, the Department of History awards a $100 prize annually for the best undergraduate research paper and $100 for the best graduate research paper or MA thesis chapter. The winners' names will also be added to our memorial plaque in the history department. 

To be considered for this honor you must:

・ Be a history major in good standing

 ・Have written your paper for a history course during the current academic year (summer 2019, fall 2019, spring 2020). Cross lists with history courses are accepted. 

Undergraduate majors: email the paper, including your name, 800 #, and home address to Dr. McKinley (swmckinl@uncc.edu). Limit: One paper submission per student.

Graduate majors: email the paper, including your name, 800 #, and home address to Dr. Thorsheim (Peter.Thorsheim@uncc.edu). Limit: one submission per student.

Submission deadline is May 8, 2020, at noon.

Winners will be notified by email during the following week.