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History By Mail's Scholarship Program is pleased to offer a scholarship program for college students who are passionate about history and interested in exploring the past through interactive and engaging experiences. The scholarship program is designed to support students who demonstrate academic excellence, a strong interest in history, and a commitment to making a positive impact on their communities.

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To be eligible for the Scholarship Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:
  • Must be enrolled in a university or college in the USA (open to both graduate & undergraduate).
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must be pursuing a degree (minor or major) in history or a related field, such as anthropology or political science.
  • Must submit a completed application, including an essay and transcripts, by the deadline: December 31st, 2024.

Application Process:

To apply for the History By Mail's Scholarship Program, applicants must complete the following steps:

  1. Click here to download the scholarship application form.
  2. Write a 1,500-2,000 word essay on the following topic: "What is the value of studying history? In your response, consider the ways in which studying the past can inform our understanding of the present and shape our vision for the future. Discuss the role that historical knowledge plays in developing empathy, critical thinking skills, and a sense of collective identity. Provide specific examples to illustrate your points and argue for the importance of history education in today's society."
  3. Include an official transcript from your current college or university, as well as any other relevant academic records.
  4. Email the completed application form, essay, and official transcript to by the deadline: December 31st, 2024.

Selection Process:

A selection committee will review all completed applications and select the scholarship recipients based on the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement and potential
  • Demonstrated interest in history
  • Clarity and persuasiveness of the essay
  • Commitment to community service and leadership
  • Extracurricular activities or volunteer experiences

All application materials must be submitted by the deadline of December 31, 2024. The scholarship recipient will be notified of their selection by January 31, 2025.

Scholarship Awards:

The Scholarship Program will award $500 scholarships to winners.

Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the recipient's college or university to cover tuition, fees, and other educational expenses.

A decision will be made and applications will be notified by January 31, 2025.

About is a unique educational resource that provides students and history enthusiasts with a hands-on learning experience. Our monthly subscription service delivers curated historical documents straight to your doorstep, allowing you to explore history in a tangible way. We believe that studying history is essential for understanding the world around us and shaping a better future.

Contact Information:

If you have any questions about the Scholarship Program, please contact us at We look forward to receiving your application and learning about your passion for history!

Deadline: December 31, 2024