The Royal Historical Society awards a number of prizes each year to recognise outstanding historical scholarship and achievement. The awards celebrate everything from the best performance by an ‘A’ level student to the best first book by an early career researcher. We are now very pleased to announce the launch of a brand new public history prize in partnership with the Institute of Historical Research’s Public History Seminar.
Public History PrizeThe RHS, in partnership with the IHR, is delighted to announce a new prize in public history.
Whitfield PrizeThe Whitfield prize offers an annual award of £1000 for a first monograph on British or Irish history.
RHS History Today PrizeThe RHS History Today prize rewards high-quality undergraduate dissertations.
RHS History Scotland PrizeThe RHS History Scotland prize is for the best undergraduate dissertation on any aspect of Scottish history.
Alexander PrizeThe Alexander prize is for an outstanding article by a doctoral candidate or early career historian.
David Berry PrizeThe David Berry prize is for the best essay on Scottish history. The value of the prize is £250.