Loyola University Chicago

Department of History

Awards and Essay Contests

Every year, the History Department holds a series of essay contests, giving both undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to show off their writing and research skills, and of course, win some prizes!  Currently, we have four awards and essay contests available:

Undergraduate Essay Contest

McCluggage Award Contest

History Blogging and Vlogging Contest

Paul S. Lietz Award for Outstanding Historical Scholarship

For 2017-18 Academic Year, the deadline for submissions for the contests is Monday, March 19, 2018.

Please click the above links for more information about each contest.  If you have any other questions or concerns, feel free to contact any member of the faculty of the Department of History, or David Hays at dhays1@luc.edu.