The Board of Directors of the New London County Historical Society is pleased to announce that students from New London County who actively participate in the National History Day competition in Connecticut are now eligible for a $1,000 scholarship offered by the Society. The award will recognize the New London County student who advances furthest in the senior-level National History Day competition with a submission focused primarily on a topic of New London County history. National History Day Competition in Connecticut is supervised by the Connecticut Historical Society and will occur in phases during March, April and June 2011 at the District, State and National levels.
Please print the pdf announcement for information on eligibility, topics, criteria and registration.
Eligible Participants: You must be attending and in good standing at a public, private, or home high school in New London County (Grades 9, 10, 11 or 12).
Program Competition: You must actively participate in the 2011 National History Day Program competition, “Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences” in any of the following categories (documentary, paper or web site). In order to be eligible for this scholarship, your specific topic must focus primarily on persons or events that occurred in New London County.