Statuette has been made by the late prof. Bronisław Chromy and a cash prize of PLN 30,000, has been funded by the Minister of Culture and National Heritage and Targi w Krakowie Sp. z o.o. This year, the award was presented to Professor Joanna Tokarska-Bakir, the author of the book „Pod klątwą. Społeczny portret pogromu kieleckiego”.