UNZ.org will be awarding prizes for the most significant and interesting new historical discoveries based on the source material contained within its website. Participants may be students, academics, independent scholars, or any other interested individuals. Participants must register, and then submit their entries via email on or before August 31, 2012. A panel of prominent American academics and intellectuals will select the winning entries, with the awards being announced by September 30, 2012. Submissions will be evaluated based on the importance of the discovery, the degree to which is reveals surprising or interesting aspects of history, the extent to which it changes our understanding of the past, and the likelihood that it may open new lines of additional research.
- First Prize – $10,000
- Second Prize – $3,000
- Two Runner-Up Awards – $1,000 each
Summary of Specific Rules and Procedures
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