The Curl Essay Prize of £1,100 will be awarded to the author of the best essay, of not more than 10,000 words excluding notes and references, relating to the results or analysis of anthropological work, submitted to the Institute by 31 October. Submitted essays should be of publishable quality.
The prize is open annually to competition among all nationalities. Judges are appointed by the Council of the Institute. Essays already accepted or submitted for publication elsewhere are not eligible.
Degree of recognition
Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland