Every year the Canadian Catholic Historical Association has a number of awards available to writers of varying academic levels.

  • James F. Kenney (Annual):  This prize is given in honour of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association’s founder, James F. Kenney (1884-1946).  It is awarded for the best essay on any aspect of the history of Catholicism in Canada written in a course by an undergraduate student in any university.
  • Paul Bator Award (Biennial): Offered in memory of Paul Bator, Catholic scholar and editor of Historical Studies (1993-1995) this award recognizes the best article published in Historical Studies in the previous two years.