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Contest Section Highlights:

Register for the national contest
What are the steps to create a project?
How do I create a process paper?
How are entries judged?

National Contest Category Prizes

National History Day gives monetary awards in addition to medals to the top three national winners in each category.
  • Gold medalists receive $1,000*
  • Silver medalists receive $500
  • Bronze medalists receive $250
National History Day also recognizes one Outstanding State Entry from each state in the junior and senior divisions.*

*The gold medal winning projects in the senior division individual and group documentary categories receive The History Channel Award of $5,000 in place of the National History Day $1,000 prize.
Other Awards

History Channel $5,000 Awards

National Contest Scholarships

Special Prizes

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