Is there a prize for winning NHD?

Numerous awards are granted to students, including the following: First-place entries in the Junior and Senior divisions’ five categories of documentary, exhibit, paper, performance, and website are given the title, “National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Scholar” and receive a $1,000 award sponsored by NEH.

What is an NHD documentary?

The documentary category will help you develop skills in using photographs, film, video, audio, computers, and graphic presentations. Your presentation should include primary source materials and also must be an original production. To produce a documentary, you must have access to equipment and be able to operate it.

Is National History Day prestigious?

The program is well renowned globally and would stand out to an admissions officer by demonstrating a student’s commitment and growth. One example of how a student used National History Day to achieve her goals is Bethany Henry, a former NHD participant and intern.

How do you compete in NHD?

Before you can compete at the National Contest, you must enter the National History Day Contest through your local, regional, or affiliate contest. For details on contest dates, submission deadlines, and materials, contact your National History Day state/affiliate coordinator.

What’s after grand prize?

Hierarchical prizes, where the best award is “first prize”, “grand prize”, or “gold medal”. Subordinate awards are “second prize”, “third prize”, etc., or “first runner-up” and “second runner-up”, etc., or “silver medal” and “bronze medal”. (In some contests, “grand prize” is more desirable than “first prize”.)

What is the 2021 National History Day theme?

The 2021-2022 theme is Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.

What is the 2022 NHD theme?

Each year, National History Day® frames students’ research within a historical theme. The theme is chosen for broad application to world, national, or state history and its relevance to ancient history or to the more recent past. The 2021-2022 theme is Debate & Diplomacy in History: Successes, Failures, Consequences.

Who invented National History Day?

David Van Tassel
Over 40 years and millions of students and teachers later, NHD continues to pursue the vision and mission established and cultivated by its founder, David Van Tassel.

Why is National History Day important?

NHD teaches critical thinking, writing, and research skills and boosts performance across all subjects. NHD students outperform their non NHD peers on state standardized tests in multiple subjects, including reading, science and math, as well as social studies.

What is third winner called?

So for example, the person who came in 3rd and was awarded a ribbon for such, would be called the “3rd place winner”. Meaning, the winner of placing 3rd in the overall competition. Or the winner of the 3rd place ribbon. Yes, they would all be winners, technically.

What is below a grand prize?