Erik Barnouw Award


To recognize outstanding reporting or programming on network television, cable television or in a documentary film, concerned with American history, the study of American history, and/or the promotion of history.

Quantity Available



  • Annual

Award Value

US$500 (if one film is selected); US$250 each (if two films are selected)

Application procedure

Applicants should visit the website for complete application requirements. There is no standard application form and no application fee. Companies are encouraged to enter one or more films in the competition.

Closing date

December 1st

Study Level

  • Professional development

Organization of American Historians (OAH)

The Organization of American Historians (OAH) was founded in 1907 as the Mississippi Valley Historical Association and originally focused on the history of the Mississippi Valley. Now, national in scope and with approx. 11,000 members and subscribers, it is a large professional organization created and sustained for the investigation, study and teaching of American history.

Contact Details

  • 812 855 7311
  • 812 855 0696, 812 856 3340
  • 112 N Bryan Ave
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the Organization of American Historians (OAH) by using the links below.


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