Professional Excellence and Service Awards

Recognizing excellence in and service to the profession


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Friend of History Award

Recognizing outstanding support for historical research, the public presentation of American history, or the work of the OAH.


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October 1, 2024

Roy Rosenzweig Distinguished Service Award

Presented to an individual(s) whose contributions have significantly enriched our understanding and appreciation of American history.


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October 1, 2024

Award for Contributions to Public Policy

Recognizing significant contributions to U.S. public policy through historical research.


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October 1, 2024

Erik Barnouw Award

Recognizing outstanding programming on television, or in documentary film, concerned with American history, the study of American history, and/or the promotion of American history.


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January 5, 2025

Stanton-Horton Award for Excellence in National Park Service History

Recognizing excellence in National Park Service historical efforts that make the NPS a leader in promoting public understanding of and engagement with American history.


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December 15, 2024

Tachau Teacher of the Year Award

In recognition of the contributions made by precollegiate teachers to improve history education within the field of American history.


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DEADLINE
November 1, 2023