We are happy to announce the competition for the 2018 Ruth J. Simmons Thesis Prize. This $1,000 prize is awarded to the African American Studies concentrator or AAS certificate student whose thesis best exhibits excellence in research and writing within the field of African American Studies.
After uploading your thesis and notifying Ms. Johnson:
- Ask your advisor to email a written letter of support by May 18, 2018.
- If you are not an AAS concentrator, we also require that your home department email copies of the readers’ reports and final grade by May 18, 2018.
*All thesis submissions to be considered for the prize must be uploaded to the archives by May 7, 2018.
The prize will be awarded on Class Day, June 4, 2018.