The Students of History Scholarship

Thank you for your interest! Our $1,000 college scholarship is awarded annually to college-bound seniors who show a love of history and learning.

Our Scholarship

Students of History is committed to the importance of meaningful history lessons at the undergraduate level. We also want students to continue their passion for social studies beyond high school and reward those who show a dedication to learning history.

We are proud to sponsor the Students of History Scholarship for one graduating senior each year. The $1,000 scholarship is paid directly to the recipient.

In order to apply, you must:

  1. Plan to attend an accredited post-secondary institution next year.
  2. Complete at least 3 social studies or history classes in high school.
  3. Have the recommendation of a social studies/history teacher.
  4. Submit your application and recommendation by May 1, 2023.

How to Apply


Students: You can download the scholarship application and essay topic by clicking here. Please print and complete the application, type your essay, and mail them both to the address indicated on the application and below. As you work on it (or after), please direct a history teacher of yours to this page to complete the recommendation form. You should have at least 1 and no more than 3 teacher recommendations. Your completed application and essay should be mailed to: 

Students of History
171 Broad Street Box #8474
Red Bank, NJ 07701

Note no certified mail or signature delivery will be accepted.

PS. Tag us on social media when you complete your application: Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!



Thank you for helping us identify and award deserving students!  We truly believe your fostering of civic engagement and historical inquiry is vital to our country's success.

Please complete your short recommendation here. If you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to reach out and ask, either through social media or the email address listed below.

You can learn more about Students of History here. You can read an article about our 2019 scholarship winner here and one of the 2020 winners here

While you're here, if you'd like some FREE resources to use in your classroom, you can download them here

Again, thank you for all that you do in the classroom!


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