The VanArsdel Prize is awarded annually to the best graduate student essay investigating Victorian periodicals and newspapers. The prize was established in 1990 to honor Rosemary VanArsdel, a founding member of RSVP whose groundbreaking research continues to shape the field of nineteenth-century periodical studies. The deadline for this year’s award competition is June 1, 2016. The winner will receive $500 and publication in the spring 2017 issue of Victorian Periodicals Review. For more information, see http://rs4vp.org/vanarsdel-prize/.