The Curriers’ Company London History Essay Prize

Date / time: 9 December - 31 January, All day

The Curriers’ Company London History Essay Prize


The Worshipful Company of Curriers, one of the livery companies of the City of London, has established an essay prize on the history of London, in association with The London Journal Trust and the Institute of Historical Research.

The author of the winning submission will receive £1,000 and the essay will normally be published in The London Journal. Essays must fall within the scope of The London Journal. They may be on any aspect of the history of London, from the Romans to the present day, reflect any relevant approach or disciplinary perspective, and can consider London alone or in comparison with other cities. Essays must be based on original research, and should not have been previously published.

Area of research: 

The history of London from the Romans to the present day.

Eligibility requirements: 

The prize is open to postgraduate students registered at UK universities, and to early career scholars based in the UK. ‘Early career’ is defined for this purpose as someone who has completed (ie been successfully examined for) a PhD within the previous three years.

Amount awarded: 


Deadline for submissions is 31 January 2022, for more information or to apply, please visit: