Awards will be presented during the 2019 Annual Conference in College Park, Maryland.


The purpose of the AAHGS' National Awards Program is to recognize individuals, groups, or organizations who have made a significant contribution in furtherance of the AAHGS mission to preserve African-ancestored family history, genealogy, and cultural diversity. Only financial members of AAHGS may submit nominations.

All nominations must be documented on the AAHGS Awards Nomination Form and submitted via email to the Awards Committee Co-Chairpersons..

Information regarding awards will be provided periodically prior to the deadline. For detailed information regarding the Awards Program, please click on each of the following links:

For information on previous awardees