Call for entries: History of Parliament Undergraduate Dissertation Prize


The History of Parliament Trust will award a prize of £250 to the best undergraduate dissertation presented in 2021 on a subject relating to British or Irish parliamentary or political history.

Each university History department is invited to enter one dissertation.

They should send a digital copy of the entry to Sammy Sturgess at together with a completed entry form (see below), and an unbound copy of the dissertation to ‘History of Parliament Dissertation competition, 18 Bloomsbury Square, London WC1A 2NS’. Copies will not be returned.

The closing date for receipt of entries is 30 September 2021.

Parliamentary History has agreed to consider publication in the Journal for the winning dissertation.

The decision to publish or not will be at the discretion of the editor of Parliamentary History. They may ask for appropriate amendments if necessary. 

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 For details about the History of Parliament Trust, please see our website,

Click here to download entry form.