Help us spread the word about HSNC awards

HSNC members are asked to help spread the word about our three annual awards. Application forms and more information can be found on our website at the links below.

The Hugh T. Lefler Undergraduate Award

This award is given annually (each academic year) by the Historical Society of North Carolina for the best research paper or project on North Carolina history by an undergraduate student from an accredited senior North Carolina college or university. Each project should be approximately 5,000-25,000 words, or the equivalent substance for a web project, and shall be judged on the basis of  (a) originality of topic; (b) quality of research; (c) quality of work; and (d) overall excellence.  It must focus on North Carolina history. Graduate student work is not eligible for the Lefler Award.

Annual deadline (for work completed in the prior academic year): August 15.

Robert D.W. Connor Award

Each fall, The Society presents the Robert D.W. Connor Award for best article in the field of North Carolina history or biography published in the North Carolina Historical Review the preceding year.

Outstanding Teacher of North Carolina History Award

The Historical Society of North Carolina recognizes outstanding teaching of North Carolina state history with an annual award. Each recipient will be awarded $150 and a plaque and will be recognized at the fall meeting of the society.



Nominations are due by August 20th.