Opportunities for Teachers and Students

Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award

The Civic Education Teacher of the Year Award is given annually to an outstanding teacher who has demonstrated a commitment to and expertise in teaching civics, social studies, or American government.

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Civic Leadership Award

The Civic Leadership Award is given annually to high school juniors who have made outstanding contributions to their schools and communities over the past year.

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Summer Fellowship Program

This summer we are offering qualified students the opportunity to gain real-world work experience and make a positive impact on the residents of Rhode Island.

Applicants must be enrolled in a college or university and able to work Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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National History Day Contest

The National History Day Contest, administered by the Rhode Island Historical Society, invites students to conduct historical research on a topic of their choice for entry into a local competition. Students who utilize materials from the Rhode Island State Archives for their project are eligible for the RI Secretary of State Prize.

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