The Application Process

The National History Academy is designed for highly motivated rising 10th, 11th and 12th grade students from across the nation who already possess a basic knowledge of American history.

The Application Process

  • Apply for admission. Students who are applying for financial aid complete the scholarship application at the same time.
  • Some students may be asked to participate in a brief phone interview.
  • Students who are accepted are notified and invited to register. Students who qualify for need-based financial aid will be notified at the same time.
  • Tuition is paid in full OR a deposit is paid and a payment schedule set up.

Applications received by December 31, 2018 are eligible for early admission decisions. The final application deadline is March 31, 2019.

How to Apply

Students who are interested in attending should apply by submitting an application which includes GPA, test scores, short essay responses, and a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, principal, or community leader. Some students may also need to participate in a brief phone interview.

Applications will be reviewed by a committee and judged on the maturity of response. Students whose applications are successful will be invited to register for the National History Academy.

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