Carl B. Boyer Memorial Prize in the History of Science

Location:
New York, ,
United States
Term: Spring

Awarded annually to the best essay on any topic in the history of science or mathematics as judged by a faculty committee

The next application deadline is Apr 1, 2020
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The Carl B. Boyer Memorial Prize in the History of Science awards $7,000 annually to an undergraduate in Columbia College, Barnard College, the Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, or the School of General Studies for the best essay on any topic in the history of science or mathematics as judged by a faculty committee.

To be considered, students must complete submit an online application (and upload their essay) that can be accessed by clicking 'Start an Application' above.

Prize essays are normally no more than 12,000 words (approximately 40 pages of double-spaced typescript) in length and must be typed in standard double-spaced format, properly paginated and each page clearly marked with the candidate’s name. Essays should contain appropriate references to original sources and a bibliography of all major works consulted. There are no particular restrictions as to subject, period, or style. “Science or mathematics” may be taken to include medical sciences and technology where related to scientific development.

Fact Sheet

Discipline:
Humanities, Social Sciences, STEM
Eligibility:
Barnard College, Columbia College, Columbia Engineering, Columbia General Studies, Columbia Undergraduates, Fellowships, First Year, Junior, Not U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident, Senior, Sophomore, U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident
Fellowship Type:
Experiential, Public Service, Summer Opportunity
Location:
New York, ,
United States
Region:
NY
Term:
Spring

Dates & Deadlines

Spring
2020
Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Admissions Decision Date: 
Program Dates: