Entries must be from 1,000 to 5,000 words in length. Please cite any sources using hyperlinks in the text, rather than as footnotes or endnotes.

Essays must be non-partisan and written in a style that is accessible not only to scholars, but also to the broader public.

Selection committee members and all Fellows funded by the Stanton Foundation are ineligible. Please contact the Applied History Project Program Officer at ahprize@thestantonfoundation.org if you have any questions concerning your eligibility.