Essay Competition Announced for Members of The Scottish Association for The Study of America

12 January 2016

Adam Matthew are pleased to announce a new essay competition in partnership with the leading association on American Studies in Scotland, the Scottish Association for the Study of America (SASA). The essay competition is aimed at postgraduate students, early career researchers and independent researchers in the field of American Studies.

The winner, who will be announced at the 2016 SASA Annual Conference at the University of Stirling in March, will be awarded with £500 cash, one year’s access to an Adam Matthew digital primary source collection of their choice, and will be invited to submit a further essay to contribute to users of this chosen collection.

Competition essays should be between 3000 and 5000 words in length and relate to a topic covered by any one of Adam Matthew’s North American collections. Free 30-day trials are available This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. More details about the competition, including guidelines for submission, can be found on the SASA website: The deadline for submissions has now been extended until Monday 2nd March.

NB: Applications should not be submitted to Adam Matthew.