The New York State Archives announces its thirtieth annual Student Research Awards program to promote and recognize excellence in student research. The main purpose of the awards program is to encourage students to explore the wealth of historical records held in historical records repositories* in New York State. The program also serves to increase cooperation between schools and organizations that administer historical records useful for education

2020 Student Research Award Guidelines

Student Research Award Entry Form

Student Research Award Checklist

Student Research Award Poster

For More Information

Visit Student Research Award FAQs for answers to the questions asked most frequently. If you still have questions, please contact Jess Maul at (518) 474-0245 or via email

Entries should be mailed to:

Student Research Awards
New York State Archives Partnership Trust
9C49 Cultural Education Center
Albany, New York 12230