Every year the Canadian Catholic Historical Association has a number of awards available to writers of varying academic levels.
  • James F. Kenney (Annual)  This prize is given in honour of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association’s founder, James F. Kenney (1884-1946).  It is awarded for the best essay on any aspect of the history of Catholicism in Canada written in a course by an undergraduate student in any university.
  • G.E. Clerk Award – (Biennial) This award recognizes the broad commitment and contributions of the nominee to the field of Canadian Catholic history (scholarly/educational/archival) and to the administration and mission of the CCHA/SCHEC.  It may be awarded biennially.
  • Paul Bator Award – (Biennial) Offered in memory of Paul Bator, Catholic scholar and editor of Historical Studies (1993-1995) this award recognizes the best article published in Historical Studies in the previous two years.
        The CCHA also encourages paper proposals in response to our Call for Papers in support of our annual meeting and sessions at the Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities. Selected papers may be published in Historical Studiesthe refereed journal of the Candian Catholic Historical Association