Awards & Prizes

The Association recognizes a wide variety of distinguished historical work, which can take the form of an exceptional book in the field, distinguished teaching and mentoring in the classroom, films, or digital projects and resources. Since 1896 the Association has conferred over a thousand awards. The names, publications, and projects of those who received these awards are a catalog of the best work produced by members of the historical discipline. Find out how the program is run in Behind the Scenes at the AHA.

Grants & Fellowships

Each year, the American Historical Association awards several research grants, fellowships, and annual meeting grants with the aim of advancing the study and exploration of history in a diverse number of subject areas.

Discontinued Awards & Grants

The AHA has provided a wide variety of awards, grants, and fellowships that were limited programs or have since been discontinued.