Resources for Graduate Students

Graduate Students have long been an essential part of the Association's membership, and currently comprise almost 15 percent of our membership. The Association provides subsidized  membership  to graduate students, discounted registration at the annual meeting, and research grants to support their work. The AHA also offers discounted membership to early career professionals for the first three years after leaving the student membership category.

The permanent Graduate and Early Career Committee (GECC) provides a voice within the Association for graduate students and historians early in their careers, and serves as a venue to discuss issues of concern and interest to students and early career professionals.

The AHA's Advisory Committee on Disability is establishing a mentoring program in which graduate students doing work in disability or related historical fields will be matched with established faculty mentors.

This page provides links to the most popular resources the Association has prepared or found for graduate students at every stage in their studies and for early career professionals.


Admissions & Acceptance

Course Work

Foreign Language Study

Master's Degree

Preparing for Comprehensive Exams: Oral and Written

Funding/Grant Writing

Conceptualizing a Dissertation

Conducting Research

Organizing & Writing a Dissertation

Networking & Conferences