At the end of each school year, the History Department confers the Fosso Award on the best research paper completed in history at Luther College. The award includes a payment ranging from 250 to 300 dollars. To be eligible for the Fosso Award, you must send three copies of your paper to the History Department Chair (now Professor Brian Caton) with a message that you are submitting these papers for the prize. All History 490 students will receive an announcement of the deadline for submission in April of your graduation year.
Past winners have included: