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National History Day Contest

Sponsored by: National History Day

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.


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


Contact Information

National History Day
National History Day
4511 Knox Road
Suite 205
College Park, MD 20740 United States

Phone: (301) 314-9739
Fax: 301-314-9767

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