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Awards and Contests

(From left) Molly Culhane '20, recipient of the 2020 Beyers Prize for Excellence in Historical Writing; Betsy G. Fryberger, recipient of the 2020 Susan W. Schofield Oral History Award.

Beyers Prize poster

The Stanford Historical Society Beyers Prize for Excellence in Historical Writing aims to increase awareness of the University’s history through the use of the University Archives and other sources. The prize includes a $500 cash award and membership in the Society. Deadline is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 (extended deadline).

The purpose of the Susan W. Schofield Oral History Award is to encourage oral history at Stanford University, to strengthen the collections of the Stanford Historical Society (SHS) and the Stanford Libraries, and to recognize excellent quality in oral history work. Deadline is 5 p.m. on Tuesday, April 28th, 2020 (extended deadline).