William F. Allen Prize

The William F. Allen Prize is awarded for the best historical essays of term-paper size and scope.

Eligibility Criteria
Open to all undergraduate students who have taken a history class, both history majors and non-majors.

Selection Criteria
Essays must be at least 10-15 pages in length and written for a history course.

Award Information
Up to three $200 prizes will be awarded. No more than one of the prizes may be awarded to a non-history major.

How to Apply
Visit the Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH) to search and apply for Department of History writing prizes by logging in to your
WiSH dashboard or by using the Sign In button in the top-right corner of your screen.
Students will be considered for the Allen Prize if they complete the Department of History Undergraduate Writing Prize application.

Department of History