Awards and Grants
- — Established in 1968 to recognize extraordinary service to and support of The State Historical Society of Missouri, the Distinguished Service Award has honored officers, trustees, volunteers, and staff members. It is the highest honor bestowed by the Society.
- — The Richard S. Brownlee Fund honors the Society’s executive director, 1960-1985.
The State Historical Society of Missouri is not accepting applications for Brownlee Fund Grants in 2014.
- — The James W. Goodrich Graduate Research Assistantship in Missouri History supports a research assistantship at the Society for a graduate student in the University of Missouri-Columbia Department of History.
- — The Missouri History Book Award is given annually to the author of the
best book written on the history of Missouri and Missourians.
- — The Eagleton-Waters Book Award recognizes the author of the best book
published on the political history of Missouri.
- — The Missouri Historical Review Article Award is presented
annually to the author of the article best contributing to an understanding
of Missouri history.
- — The Mary C. Neth Prize is given biennially to the author of the best article on women or gender issues appearing in the preceding two volumes of the Missouri Historical Review.
- — The Lewis E. Atherton Prizes annually recognize an outstanding master’s thesis and an outstanding doctoral dissertation on Missouri history or biography.