Senator Muriel McQueen Fergusson Memorial Prize in Women's History

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A prize of $350 to be awarded annually to an undergraduate Fredericton campus student, on the recommendation of the Department of History, for an outstanding essay in Women's History. This essay would be part of a History course requirement. Candidates may be enrolled in any undergraduate degree program. The prize is named in honour of the first woman Speaker of the Senate. The prize has been funded by Dr. Gillian Thompson.

Year Name Title
1998 Vanessa Elizabeth Childs unknown
2001 Alexandra Leah Clark unknown
2005 Rachel Anne Marsh unknown
2006 Melissa Dawn Simms unknown
2008 Catherine Diana Steeves unknown
2009 Haley Johnnson "Britain's Struggle to Mobilize Second World War Representations of Women and War Work"
2010 Erika Smith "Katherine Von Bora: Her Role and Influence"
2012 Allison MacEacheron "Women in the Polite Science of Botany"


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