Monday, March 14, 2011

Coalition for Western Women's History -- Irene Ledesma Prize

The Coalition for Western Women's History (CWWH) is accepting applications for the 13th Annual Irene Ledesma Prize.

The $1,000 prize supports travel to collections or other research expenses related to the histories of women and gender in the American West. Applicants must be enrolled in a Ph.D. program and members of the CWWH. The prize honors the memory of Irene Ledesma whose contributions to Chicana and working-class history were ended by her untimely death in 1997. The prize will be awarded at the Western History Association Conference in October.

See the CWWH website at for directions on how to apply for this graduate student prize. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2011.

Melody M. Miyamoto
Collin College
2200 W. University Dr.
McKinney, TX 75070
Ph. (972)548-6685