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Archival Writing Contest, New England Archivists


Attention student members of New England Archivists:

The New England Archivists Newsletter Committee seeks submissions from NEA student members to recognize their achievement in archival writing. The winning work will be featured in the October 2021 issue of the NEA Newsletter, and the author will receive a prize of $150.

This award is open to NEA student members in good standing; the membership status of applicants will be verified by the Membership Secretary. Regular and institutional NEA members are not eligible to apply.

Applicants may submit one work for consideration. The length of the submission should be between 1,500 and 2,000 words.

How to Apply:

Complete applications will include:

1. Cover sheet with

  • Applicant’s name
  • Applicant’s academic affiliation
  • Applicant’s mailing address
  • Applicant’s preferred email address
  • Applicant’s phone number
  • Date of application
  • Applicant’s signature

2. One previously unpublished and original written work that advances scholarship in archives or records management (pieces originally submitted as part of coursework are accepted).

Send applications by Wednesday, June 30 to: [email protected]