State Contest Opportunities

2019 Button Design Contest

 
Submissions Due: March 31, 2019
 

This is a wonderful opportunity for students to show off their creative skills and design the NHDC Button that will be traded with participants from around the country and world at the National Contest. 

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2019 middle or high school NHDC participants (the contest is NOT limited to winners of regional contests).

Design Stipulations

  • CU Denver logo must be included in the button. CU Denver logos can be found and downloaded Here
  • Additional design must include our name "National History Day in Colorado," the year, and this year's theme: Triumph & Tragedy
  • Design may be as many colors as the student wishes, but the design must not exceed 1.75" x 2.625" in size.

Designs must be submitted no later than midnight on March 31, 2019. They can be uploaded or emailed to nhdc@ucdenver.edu.

The winning design will be framed and presented to the winner at the State Contest Awards Ceremony.

2019 T-Shirt Design Contest

 
Submissions Due: March 31, 2019
 

This is a wonderful opportunity for students to show off their creative skills and design the t-shirt that will be given out to participants at the State Contest on May 4 and later worn by National Contest qualifiers. Please complete the below questionnaire to be eligible.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2019 middle or high school NHDC participants (the contest is NOT limited to winners of regional contests).

Design Stipulations

  • CU Denver logo must be the most prominent element on the front of the shirt. CU Denver logos can be found and downloaded Here.
  • Additional design must be in relation to National History Day in Colorado and the theme, Triumph & Tragedy, on the back of the shirt
  • Design must be ONE COLOR.
  • Indicate what color shirt you would like the design to be on

Designs must be submitted no later than midnight on March 31, 2019. They can be uploaded or emailed to nhdc@ucdenver.edu.

The winning design will be framed and presented to the winner at the State Contest Award Ceremony. 

2019 CU Denver Scholarship

Due: March 31, 2019
 
In cooperation with the University of Colorado Denver, National History Day in Colorado is pleased to offer an opportunity for all NHDC juniors and seniors to apply for a one-time scholarship of $1,500 to CU Denver.
 

Eligibility Requirements

  • Colorado high school juniors and seniors who have competed in National History in Colorado at ANYTIME during middle and/or high school (the scholarship is NOT limited to winners of regional or state contests; students need only to have completed a project).
  • Students planning to attend the University of Colorado Denver.

Required Supporting Materials

  • Academic Resume
  • 1 Teacher Recommendation
  • Typed Essay (500 words or less) answering the following: Which historic figure is the best model for your future aspirations and why?

These supporting materials can be uploaded or emailed to nhdc@ucdenver.edu.

Materials must be submitted no later than March 31, 2019.