The Josephine Baker Undergraduate Honors Thesis Prize


Josephine Baker

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Prize

The France-Stanford Center seeks nominations from faculty of outstanding undergraduate honors theses. Prizes may be awarded in an area related to French history and culture.

Deadline: May 20, 2024.


  • Stanford undergraduate students

Nomination process
Nominations from Stanford faculty should include the following:

  • Nominating letter (up to 500 words) from a faculty member. Letter should include a description of the student’s honors thesis and its relevance to French history or French culture
  • Student’s honors thesis
  • Nomineeʼs C.V., preferably in .pdf format
  • Current nominee’s unofficial transcript (download from AXESS)

Prize amount

  • $500

Application process

  • Send materials to Isabelle Collignon, Program Manager, isabelle [at] (isabelle[at]stanford[dot]edu)isabelle [at] ()


  • Isabelle Collignon, Program Manager, isabelle [at] (isabelle[at]stanford[dot]edu) or Jessica Riskin, Director, jriskin [at] (jriskin[at]stanford[dot]edu)