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Richard W. Leopold Prize

Sponsored by: Organization of American Historians

Prize is given for the best book written by a historian connected with federal, state, or municipal government, in the areas of foreign policy, military affairs broadly construed, the historical activities of the federal government, or biography in one of the above areas.


Application Deadline October 1
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Contest
Number of Applications 21
Required areas of study American history
Schedule Awarded in even-numbered years.
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,500
Average $1,500
Min $1,500


Average 1

Contact Information

Award and Prize Committee Coordinator
Organization of American Historians
PO Box 5457
Bloomington, IN 47408-5457 Other / Not Listed

Phone: (812) 855-9852
Fax: (812) 855-0696

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