The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society honors the tireless work and commitment to preserving African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity through a number of award programs.
Our awards programs are designed to recognize individuals, communities and corporations for outstanding contributions in promoting scholarly research; providing resources for historical and genealogical studies; creating a network of persons with similar interests; and assisting members in documenting their histories transforming education through advanced teaching research techniques.
AAHGS presently has four award programs:
- The National AAHGS Award Program
- The International AAHGS Book Award Program
- The AAHGS Oration Contest
- The AAHGS Essay Contest
Each program has different eligibility criteria, therefore please read the instructions for each program carefully.