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At the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest winners receive monetary awards and medals in each category.

  • Gold medalists receive $1,000*
  • Silver medalists receive $500
  • Bronze medalists receive $250

*The gold medal winning projects in the senior division individual and group documentary categories receive The History Channel Award of $5,000 in place of the National History Day $1,000 prize.

National History Day also recognizes one Outstanding Entry from each affiliate in the junior and senior divisions.