top of page

Select the contest or program you want to learn more about from the list on the right.

The short descriptions below provide information on who is eligible for each of the contests and what is required to enter the contest.  Click on the word HERE below the description to see greater detail on that specific contest or award. You will be presented with links to the application,  prize amounts, who to contact, and deadlines.  The most recent winner is also shown.

The Americanism Middle School Brochure Contest

  • Middle School students, including private, church-based and home-schooled students in the 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th grade, and/or members of Scouting, C.A.R.

  • Tri-fold brochure on 8.5” x 11” paper, presenting information on one of these five subjects: Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence, U.S. Constitution, Bill of Rights, or Federalist Papers.

If this Brochure Contest is of interest, click HERE


Arthur M. & Berdena King Eagle Scout Scholarships

  • Eagle Scout who has not reached his 19th birthday during the year of the contest and exhibits outstanding leadership experience and good citizenship/community involvement.

  • Four generation ancestor chart and 500-word essay

If this Eagle Scout Contest is of interest, click HERE


George S. & Stella M. Knight Essay Contest 

  • High school student, 9th through 12th grade, attending home school, public, parochial, or private high school.

  • An original 800- to 1,200-word essay based on an event, person, philosophy or ideal associated with the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, or the framing of the United States Constitution.

If this Essay Contest is of interest, click HERE


Enhanced JROTC Contest & Scholarship

  • ROTC or JROTC Cadet

  • The recipient is selected by the Commanding Officer of the ROTC or JROTC unit. The cadet is selected for having a high degree of merit with respect to leadership qualities, military bearing, and general excellence.

If this ROTC/JROTC Award is of interest, click HERE


D.G. High / Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest

  • High school student, 9th through 12th grade

  • 5 to 6 minute speech, delivered from memory

If this Oration Contest is of interest, click HERE


The Americanism Elementary School Poster Contest

  • 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade student, Cub Scout, Brownie, C.A.R., who is attending public, private, parochial or home school.

  • 20” x 30” poster depicting either an American Revolution Event or Person

If this Poster Contest is of interest, click HERE

Dr. Tom & Betty Lawrence American History Teacher Award

For information on the History Teacher Award click HERE








bottom of page