Annual Prizes

Professional Development

The Ransome Prize

The Ransome Prize is an annual award presented in honor of NCGS co-founder Whitty Ransome, which was established by her husband Tom Wilcox in 2008. NCGS presents this award to a woman who has made outstanding contributions to the Coalition and one of its member schools to further the NCGS purpose to be “the leading advocate for girls’ schools, connecting and collaborating globally with individuals, schools, and organizations dedicated to educating and empowering girls.”

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The H. William Christ Educator Prize

The H. William Christ Educator Prize is an annual award presented in honor of former NCGS Trustee and long-time visionary Head of Hathaway Brown School Bill Christ, established in 2016 by his friends at Hathaway Brown. NCGS presents this award to a man or woman who has demonstrated commitment to extraordinary teaching, program design, and/or curricular innovation in a member school.

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Moulton Student Global Citizenship Grant

In honor of the Coalition’s 25th Anniversary in 2016, NCGS co-founder Meg Moulton established an annual grant for a faculty-led team of NCGS member school students. The grant helps engage girls in leadership, fortify their strategic thinking, and enhance their global mindfulness by developing empathy and respect for others.

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