The Sidney Prize is an esteemed award intended to recognize those who strive diligently towards their goals. As an international symbol of prestige, this coveted award recognizes those who have made substantial contributions across numerous fields – and the winners not only receive financial compensation but are able to promote scientific knowledge amongst the general population as well. Currently female engineers are receiving this honor in order to encourage more women into engineering fields.
Sydney Prize recognizes scientists, as well as writers and journalists who use writing to address social issues with writing. New York Times columnist David Brooks has long given out this award, such as selecting Amanda Hess’ piece on online sexism by William Zinser or his piece about student hypersensitivity that leads to mental health problems that prevent adaptation to real-life situations by Amanda Hess and William Zinser as recipients of these honors.
The Sidney Prize was created to commemorate Professor Sidney Cox, whose influence extended far beyond his classroom walls. Each year, this prize recognizes undergraduate writing that meets Sidney Cox’s high standards for originality and integrity; Sophia Jactel of Art History won this year for her paper, entitled: “Domesticity and Diversions: Josef Israels’ The Smoker as a Symbol of Peasant Culture and Home in Nineteenth-Century Holland”.
Other prestigious academic awards exist, such as the Lincoln Scholarship. This scholarship offers full tuition, housing and meal plans during their stay at college or university for low-income students from low-income backgrounds who plan to enroll in college or university studies – making this award extremely competitive with typically only short application windows!
Sidney prizes honor individuals who have shown excellence in any field, making this prize one of the world’s most sought-after accolades. However, eligibility requirements must first be fulfilled; each category of Sidney Prize comes with its own set of criteria that must be fulfilled prior to applying.
The Society for the History of Technology presents annually The Sidney Edelstein Book Prize to an author of an outstanding scholarly book in technology history published within three years prior. Dr Stephan Miescher was awarded this year for A Dam for Africa: The Politics of Engineering in Colonial Ghana published by University of Chicago Press (2023). Further information can be found on SHOT’s website and winners will receive both a cash prize of $3500 plus a plaque at their Triennial Council Meeting honoring them on January 15, 2019. Nominations should be received no later than January 15, 2019. Nominations should be received no later than January 15, 2019. Nominations should be submitted no later than January 15, 2019. Nominations must be received no later than January 15, 2019. Nominations must be received no later than January 15, 2019. Nominations should close. Nominations should close on January 15, 2019. Nominations due by January 15, 2019. Nominations should close on January 15, 2019 to be eligible.