AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science $15,000
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who plan to write dissertations on the history of atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Students must submit a cover letter with vitae, official transcripts, a typed description of the dissertation topic and three letters of recommendation.
How to apply: Submit materials to address listed.
Fellowship and Scholarship Department 45 Beacon Street Boston, MA 02108-3693
Sponsor: Flag Manufacturers Association of America
Eligibility: Applicants must create a video essay discussing what the United States flag means to them as a young American in today's world. Students must post their one and a half to two minute video online.
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Hope Silverman 994 Old Eagle School Road Suite 1019 Wayne, PA 19087-1866
Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest $200-$6,000
Sponsor: National Society, Sons of the American Revolution
Eligibility: Applicants must prepare a speech of five to six minutes on some aspect of the Revolutionary War. The contest is open to high school students at public, private and parochial high schools, as well as home-schooled students. Eligibility for the national contest is determined by contests on the state and local level.
How to apply: Applications are available from local chapters of Sons of the American Revolution.
Eligibility: Applicants must want to continue a career in art history and should have financial need or another hardship. A resume, two academic recommendations, transcripts, a list of art history or other relevant courses taken, a list of foreign languages known and an essay are required. Applicants must be current undergraduate seniors, recent graduates from a bachelor's or associate's program or master's-level graduate students. Recent graduates must have completed their degrees no more than twelve months prior to the application deadline.
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Southwest Washington
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must demonstrate academic and/or vocational potential. Preference will be given to students who intend on pursuing a degree in economics or history.
Eligibility: Applicants must be in grades 6-12 and prepare throughout the school year history presentations based on an annual theme. Around February or March students compete in district History Day contests. District winners then prepare for the state contests, held usually in April or May. Those winners advance to the national contest held in June at the University of Maryland.