Student Essay Prize

Submissions are invited for the annual Design History Society Essay Prize, established in 1997 in order to maintain high standards in design history in higher education. Two essay prizes are awarded annually; one to an undergraduate student and the other to a postgraduate (MA or PhD student).


Student Research Access Award

The Student Research Access Award is awarded by the DHS bi-annually to encourage and support research activity amongst students in the field of design history. The award is open to all student members of the Society.

Student/Precariously Employed Speaker Bursaries for Annual Conference

The Design History Society has a bursary fund to assist DHS Student and/or precariously employed members (The latter group includes independent scholars, unpaid post-doctoral fellowships, associate lecturers, and lecturers working on less than 0.5 full time equivalent (FTE) contracts) whose papers have been accepted for presentation at our annual conference. The Society endeavours to provide bursaries for up to 15 DHS members presenting at the Annual Conference. Each bursary includes the DHS member concessionary conference fee.