Varies
Avg. Amount Awarded
0
Day
May 15 2021
Application Deadline
No
Renewable
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Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest

Description

The Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest is open to all high school students (9th through 12th grades) interested in the American Revolution. The contest is for all students attending public, parochial, private or home school students in that same grade range. The preliminary rounds of the contest begin at the local level, students may potentially advance to the state or national levels where scholarships and cash prizes are awarded. The National 1st place winner receives $6,000; the 2nd place receives $4,000; and the 3rd place receives $2,000 cash prize. All other finalists (4th through 6th place runners-up) are awarded $500 cash and all other national contestants are awarded $200 cash. Please be aware that the local and state application deadline dates may vary, so interested applicants should reach out to their local SAR chapter for further details. The submission package and video must be received by National SAR Oration Chairman by May 15th of each contest year. The submission package will include a video, printed copy of the oration, the entry forms, signed publicity release form and a photograph of the state winner.

Amount Details

$500
Low Amount Awarded
$6,000
High Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be an undergraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMust currently be a high school student
  • CheckmarkMust study full-time

How to Apply

What you'll need:

  • Checkmark Application Form
  • Checkmark Other - Biographical sketch, oration piece
  • Checkmark Entry In A Contest
  • Checkmark Personal Photograph
Contact Mr. John H. Bredenfoerder
National SAR Joseph S. Rumbaugh Historical Oration Chairman
jack.b@fuse.net
Address 8751 Haverhill Lane
Cincinnati, OH 45236