Society for History
in the Federal Government

James Madison Prize (Published Article or Essay)

The Madison Prize commemorates one of the authors of The Federalist, some of the most significant essays on the nature of the federal government. This annual award is given for excellence in an article or essay that deals with any aspect of the federal government’s history.

2018 Submission Guidelines
Eligibility

Entries are judged for value in furthering the understanding and history of the federal government; quality and thoroughness of research; style and appropriateness or presentation; suitability and rigor of methodology; and use of original and primary materials. In addition to the general requirements above, the work must have been published in the calendar year immediately preceding the spring awards. The entry deadline is November 30.






    Submission Process

    The award is made solely on the basis of the materials submitted to the James Madison Prize Committee Members.

    1. Nominations should be submitted through Google Forms (here, **link to Google Forms**).

    2. Nominations should include a brief letter commenting on the merits of the work.  

    3. Nominations should include a copy of the nominee (s)’s resume or curriculum vitae.

    4. Submit one copy of the publication or link to publication either through the Google Form (preferred) or by mail to each of the committee members. 

    The Madison Prize commemorates the principal author of The Federalist, some of the most significant essays on the nature of the federal government.


                   

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