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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: February 3
How to apply: Submit materials to address listed.

Constitutional Academy
Sponsor: Bill of Rights Institute
200 North Glebe Road, Suite 200
Arlington, VA 22203
Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomores, juniors or seniors and should be interested in government, civics, journalism, public policy, economics or constitutional principles.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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-$5,000
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from local chapters of Sons of the American Revolution.

Lifchez/Stronach Curatorial Internship
Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art
1000 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10028
Eligibility: Applicants must want to continue a career in art history and should have financial need or another hardship. A resume, two academic recommendations, transcripts, a list of art history or other relevant courses taken, a list of foreign languages known and an essay are required. Applicants must be current undergraduate seniors, recent graduates from a bachelor's or associate's program or master's-level graduate students. Recent graduates must have completed their degrees no more than twelve months prior to the application deadline.

Amount: $21,000
Deadline: January 29
How to apply: Applications are available online.

Margaret and William Ginder Scholarship
Sponsor: Community Foundation for Southwest Washington
610 Esther Street
Suite 201
Vancouver, WA 98660
Eligibility: Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Applicants must demonstrate academic and/or vocational potential. Preference will be given to students who intend on pursuing a degree in economics or history.

Amount: $1,200
Deadline: April 30
How to apply: Applications are available online.

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.