COHDS offers an annual Award for Excellence in Oral History, recognizing research excellence in the interdisciplinary field of oral history.

Graduate students enrolled at Concordia University and affiliated with COHDS who completed their work after April 1st of the past year are eligible to be nominated (by their professor or self-nominated). Citizens, landed immigrants or international students are eligible. An adjudication committee at COHDS selects the best research paper, research creation project, or thesis. The results are announced at the annual Emerging Scholars Symposium in late March.

Applications should include:

– Research paper or thesis, or any material describing the research creation project (website URL, text, images, etc.)
– Cover letter including information on the study program

For the current year’s award, you can submit an application by email until February 1st to the Coordinator and Community Facilitator: