The Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics is an annual competition designed to encourage and reward scholars embarking on significant research in the area of women and politics. Since the first prize was awarded in 1995, 96 projects proposed by 124 researchers have been supported.
Numerous proposals from a variety of academic disciplines are received each year. Research projects submitted for prize consideration may address any topic related to women and politics. Scholars at any level, from graduate students to tenured faculty members, may apply.
The winners of the Catt Prize are announced in February or March each year.