The Ian MacDougall Essay Prize 2023/4
The Scottish Labour History Society (SLHS) has established the Ian MacDougall Essay Prize with a threefold purpose:
* to honour the memory of Dr Ian MacDougall (1933-2020), founding secretary of the Scottish Labour History Society and the Scottish Working People’s History Trust;
* to encourage the finest standards of scholarship amongst undergraduate students in the field of labour history in Scotland;
* to promote the study and recording of labour and popular history in Scotland.
The prize will be awarded annually, the winner to receive: [i] a cash prize of £400; [ii] publication of the winning essay in Scottish Labour History; [iii] a year’s subscription to Scottish Labour History. Full details and an entry form are attached below and are also available on the SLHS website at