The Lilly Fellows Book Award

The biennial Lilly Fellows Program Book Award honors an original and imaginative work from any academic discipline that best exemplifies the central ideas and principles animating the Lilly Fellows Program.  These include faith and learning in the Christian intellectual tradition, the vocation of teaching and scholarship, and the history, theory or practice of the university as the site of religious inquiry and culture. 

Works considered for this year’s award addressed the historical or contemporary relation of Christian intellectual life and scholarship to the practice of teaching as a Christian vocation or to the past, present, and future of higher education.  Authors and editors cannot nominate their own works.

Single authored books or edited collections in any discipline published in 2009 to 2012 are eligible.

Single authored books or edited collections in any discipline, published in 2009 to 2012, are


A Prize of $3000 was awarded at the Lilly Fellows Program National Conference at the University of Scranton, October 17-20, 2013.    

The committee will receive nominations of academic faculty, clergy, and others. Authors or

editors cannot nominate their own works.

The deadline for nominations is March 1, 2013.

To download a copy of the 2013 LFP Book Award announcement, click here.  To see past winners, click here.

For further information, please contact the Lilly Fellows Program. For more information on the Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts, click here.