James Madison Prize (Published Article or Essay)
This annual award is given for excellence in an article or essay that deals with any aspect of the federal government’s history. Entries are judged for value in furthering the understanding and history of the federal government; quality and thoroughness or 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.