Richard O. Hathaway Award
The annual Hathaway Award goes an individual, group or organization recognized as making an outstanding contribution to the field of Vermont history. Projects may include, but are not limited to, publications, exhibits, works of art, documentary films, radio programs, websites, and dramatic works. Learn more about the award.
Weston A. Cate, Jr. Research Fellowship
The Vermont Historical Society awards a fellowship every other year to encourage research in Vermont history. The fellowship supports research for one calendar year in any aspect of Vermont history and is open to all individuals. In 2009 the application period for the fellowship was extended to two years to expand the quality and quantity of work under consideration. The deadline for filing an application for the fellowship is March 31st in even numbered years. Learn more about the fellowship.
Ben Lane Award
The Vermont Historical Society bestows the Ben Lane Award for the best article published in Vermont History over a span of four volumes. The award was created in 1981 by the Lane Press of Burlington, Vermont, to honor its long-time president, Ben B. Lane, on his 85th birthday. Learn more about the award.
New England Regional Fellowship Consortium
The Vermont Historical Society is pleased to be a member of the New England Regional Fellowship Consortium, a collaboration of 21 major cultural agencies offering grants for a minimum of eight weeks of research at participating institutions. Awards are open to U.S. citizens and foreign nationals who hold the necessary U.S. government documents. Grants are designed to encourage projects that draw on the resources of several agencies. Learn more about the award.