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AMS Graduate Fellowship in the History of Science
Sponsor: American Meteorological Society
Fellowship and Scholarship Department
45 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02108-3693
Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who plan to write dissertations on the history of atmospheric or related oceanic or hydrologic sciences. Students must submit a cover letter with vitae, official transcripts, a typed description of the dissertation topic and three letters of recommendation.

Amount: $15,000
Deadline: March 31
How to apply: Submit materials to address listed.

Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest
Sponsor: National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution
809 W. Main Street
Louisville, KY 40202-2619
Eligibility: Applicants must prepare a speech of five to six minutes on some aspect of the Revolutionary War. The contest is open to high school students at public, private and parochial high schools, as well as home-schooled students. Eligibility for the national contest is determined by contests on the state and local level.

Amount: $200-$4,000
Deadline: Four weeks before the start of NSSAR Congress
How to apply: Applications are available from local chapters of Sons of the American Revolution.

National History Day Contest
Sponsor: National History Day
4511 Knox Road
Suite 205
College Park, MD 20740
Eligibility: 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.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available online.