The Iowa History Center at Simpson College is pleased to congratulate Seth Hedquist as the 2016 recipient of our prize for the outstanding master’s thesis in Iowa history. His award-winning thesis, “The Chronicles of Agrimusic,” was completed at Iowa State University.
The Center now seeks nominations for the outstanding master’s thesis in Iowa history for 2017. Selection will be based on contribution to the knowledge of Iowa history; originality of the subject matter or methodology; use of sources; and written expression. Nominees must have completed their master’s degree between July 1, 2016, and June 30, 2017.
The winner will be announced in the fall of 2017 and will receive a $1,000 cash prize and an award plaque. Three copies of the thesis and a brief letter of nomination from the thesis advisor, which must include contact information for the nominee, should be submitted to Bill Friedricks, Director, Iowa History Center, Simpson College, 701 North C Street, Indianola, IA 50125. Application deadline is June 30, 2017.
For further information, please contact Linda Sinclair, (515) 961-1528 or firstname.lastname@example.org.