Complete eligibility requirements can be found on the Phi Beta Kappa website.
Please refer to the Phi Beta Kappa Book Awards webpage for more information: www.pbk.org/awards/bookawards
*Send (2) Copies of each title to:Hadley KellyThe Phi Beta Kappa Society1606 New Hampshire Ave, NWWashington, DC 20009
The Gauss Award honors outstanding books in the field of literary scholarship or criticism. To be eligible, a literary biography must have a predominantly critical emphasis.
The Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science recognizes superior books by scientists written to illuminate aspects of science for a broad readership. To be eligible, biographies of scientists should include substantial critical emphasis on their scientific research.
The Ralph Waldo Emerson Award is offered for scholarly studies contributing significantly to interpretations of the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity. This award encompasses work in the fields of history, philosophy, religion, including appropriate work in related fields such as anthropology and the social sciences. Biographies of public figures may be eligible if their primary critical emphasis is on the intellectual and cultural condition of humanity.
For questions, contact: Hadley Kelly - firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 745-3231.