The Henry Barnard Prize prize is for the best graduate student essay in the history of education, broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions inside and outside of the United States.  This includes work on schools and universities, teachers, students, and families.  Nominations by faculty, graduate advisors, department chairs, and deans, as well as self-nominations by students, are welcome. The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2015. Entrants should e-mail the essay and a one-page vita as separate attachments (in Microsoft Word) to

The official call for papers can be found here.