Graduate Grants

Due Date Award Eligibile Applicants
November 1,  OAH Presidents; Travel Fund for Emerging Historians Graduate students or recent Ph.D.s accepted in the OAH Conference on American History
November 1,  Samuel and Marion Merrill Graduate Student Travel Grants Graduate students accepted in the OAH Conference on American History
November 1,  John Higham Research Fellowship Graduate students
November 1,  Louis Pelzer Memorial Award Graduate Students
November 1,  Huggins-Quarles Award ABD, African American, Latino/a, Asian American, Native American scholar
December 31, 

JAAS Graduate Student Travel Grants

Graduate student with ties to Japan at a U.S. school

Ten Dollar Registrations - Available January 16, 2023

Registrations are offered after January 16, 2023, on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited.

With the support of the Mellon Foundation, the OAH is able to offer a limited number of $10 registrations for attendees that fall into the following categories:

  • Graduate Students 
  • Contingent Faculty 
  • Independent Scholars 
  • K-12 Educators

Following January 16, interested parties should email

Free Registrations Available for Graduate Volunteers

Graduate students have the opportunity to receive free registration in exchange for 4-hours of volunteer service. Availability is limited and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To sign up as a volunteer please view the schedule (TBD) and select your top two time slots. Email your selections complete with your full name, email, and onsite phone number.

Free event tickets

Several luncheons offer complimentary lunch tickets. To view availability please view the list here (TBD).

Via the Sponsor-a-Scholar program the OAH may be able to provide free tickets to tours at the conference for those with need. Please email below for availability.

Tickets available after November 1.

Email for free tickets

or call: 812 855 7311