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National Civil War Student Challenge

Sponsored by: HISTORY and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Applicant must be a high school student in the United States who would like to participate in a national trivia contest. The academic competition gives students a chance to showcase their knowledge of one of the most pivotal events in American history. Although all U.S. high school students who are in grades 9 through 12 and are between the ages of 13 and 19 are eligible to participate, content is geared toward the 11th grade curriculum. The top 30 scoring students will be invited to take a 90 minute, proctored in-school Final Exam to determine the Top 10 scholarship recipients.


Application Deadline April 9
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no
Is a separate application required? yes



Max $15,000
Average $3,450
Min $1,000

Contact Information

Ben Turk
Account Coordinator
HISTORY and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
450 Park Avenue South, Fifth Floor
New York, NY 100016 United States

Phone: (212) 426-7006
Fax: (212) 426-7002

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