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Offered by National Genealogical Society
Are you interested in your personal family history and genealogy? If so, consider applying for the Rubincam Youth Award! The Rubincam Youth Award is open to middle and high school students who submit an appropriately prepared genealogy. The scholarship is offered by the National Genealogical Society, a genealogical interest group founded in 1903 in Washington, D.C. They were the first national genealogical organization and have long paved the way in the field of genealogy. The Rubincam Youth Award honors Milton Rubincam, a passionate genealogist with many years of service contributing to the National Genealogical Society and the field of genealogy. To honor his legacy, this award aims to encourage and recognize our youth as the next generation of family historians. Each year, the scholarship awards a $500 cash prize to one (1) high school student and a $250 cash prize to one (1) middle school student. It also includes a plaque and a one-year NGS membership. If this sounds like a good opportunity for you, we encourage you to apply!
In order to be eligible for this scholarship, you must be a middle or high school student who meets the below eligibility requirements.
High School Students
US Citizens, Permanent Residents, Other
To apply for this scholarship, students must submit their appropriately prepared genealogy by email or physical mail. If submitting by email, send it to [email protected] and include “Rubincam Youth Writing Competition” in the subject line. If sending by physical mail, send it to this address: NGS Rubincam Youth Writing Competition, National Genealogical Society, 6400 Arlington Blvd, Suite 810, Falls Church, VA 22042-2318.
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