Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History

2020 Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History


The Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History is awarded annually for the best research proposal on twentieth-century Texas history.

The application, which should be no longer than one page, should specify the purpose of the research, the need for the money, and a description of the end product (article, book, or exhibition). Please include a complete vita with the application. The award will be announced at the Association's Annual Meeting in March 2020. Judges may withhold the award at their discretion.

Individuals should submit an entry form, four (4) copies of vita, and four (4) copies of a proposal to the TSHA office by December 28, 2019.

Hughes Research Fellowship Committee
Texas State Historical Association
3001 Lake Austin Blvd.
Suite 3.116
Austin, TX 78703

The Mary M. Hughes Research Fellowship in Texas History was established in 1999 by the thirteen children of Mary M. Hughes, to celebrate their mother's eighty-ninth birthday and her fiftieth year in Texas. The award honors her great love of Texas and its history.

Past Recipients

2019 Andrew Baker
2018 Katherine Bynum
2017 Joel Zapata
2016 Tiffany J. Gonzalez
2015 Sarah Stanford McIntyre
2014 Thomas Kreneck
2013 Miguel A. Levario
2012 Ava Purkiss
2011 Thomas E. Alter
2010 Michael Botson
2009 Kevin Brady
2008 Gregg Andrews
2007 Heather Green Wooten
2006 Roberto Treviño
2005 George N. Green
2004 Bernadette Pruitt
2003 Jeri L. Reed
2002 Gregg Andrews
2001 Kathleen Lytle Hernandez
2000 Thomas Clarkin
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