2021 Student Research Awards

The Student Research Awards judges include teachers, historians, and archivists. The judges will select the award recipient(s) for each division based on the following criteria:

  • To what extent has the student used historical records?
  • Does the bibliography display a variety of historical records?
  • To what extent has the student used information from these documents?
  • Is the entry historically accurate?
  • Does the entry demonstrate an understanding of historical context?
  • Does the entry show analysis of the topic, not just the facts, and is this analysis presented in the student's own words?
  • Does the entry show evidence of creativity and imagination in interpreting information from historical records with other information?
  • Does the final product answer a research question in-depth, using analysis and interpretation of the historical records?