2010 Illinois History Expo Awards
Superior, Excellent, and Good awards are given
at both the Illinois History Fair Regional Fairs and the Illinois
History Exposition. Students also receive written evaluations
from the judges.
Ronald Reagan Centennial Award will be offered
in 2011 to honor the 100th birthday of the only President of the
United States born in Illinois.
Illinois College Scholarships are awarded to
two high school students who write the best research papers on
the Civil War and Illinois.
The Governor’s Award is given by the Illinois
Historic Preservation Agency to the School judged to have done
the most to advance the study of Illinois and local history, both
in the classroom and in the community.
Abraham Lincoln Association Awards are presented
to the best junior and senior high papers. Each award is $500.00.
Illinois & Michigan Canal Awards, all categories
are considered for these awards.
Illinois Association of Museums looks for a
unique and well-designed exhibit to recognize with cash prizes.
XVII Century Awards from the Illinois Society
Colonial Dames offer three cash prizes.
Illinois State Organization, National Society Daughters
of the American Revolution awards five $ 100 cash prizes
for exhibits dealing with small town history.
Genealogical/Family History Award is presented
to a paper that uses extensive genealogical records or focuses
on a compelling family history.
Earnest Ott German History Award is presented
to a project that highlights German-American history in Illinois.
The Prize is sponsored by the DANK, the German-American National
Illinois Education Association Awards are presented
to three exhibits at the Illinois History Expo.
Illinois Press Association Elijah P. Lovejoy Award
is given to the project or paper that best uses Illinois newspapers
as a source material or deals with an aspect of Illinois newspaper
Illinois Labor History Society Awards are presented
to three Expo entries dealing with Illinois labor history.
Many other awards sponsored by statewide associations are also