Walter W. Ristow Prize is open to undergraduate, graduate, and first- year postdoctoral students attending colleges or universities anywhere in the world. You must submit a research paper or bibliographic study (7,500 word limit) related to the history of cartography. In addition to a cash award, the winner will receive a one- year membership in the Washington Map Society and have his/ her paper published in "The Portolan," the journal of the Washington Map Society.

  • Application due date June 1st.


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