Apply for the 2018 Patrick Scott Prize

The editors of the Victorians Institute Journal invite submissions for the Patrick Scott Award for Best Graduate Student Paper presented at the 2018 “Consuming [the] Victorians” conference.

Please submit the complete paper (including works cited and images) without your name, along with a separate cover sheet that does include your name, institutional affiliation, and paper title to

Selected members of the VIJ Editorial Board will adjudicate the award. The winner will receive $500 and be recognized at the 2019 Victorians Institute Conference in Charleston, South Carolina.

The deadline for submission is Friday, December 14.

Please address any questions to VIJ‘s editors, Maria K. Bachman and Don Richard Cox, at