Rubincam Youth Award

National Genealogical Society (NGS)

Senior Rubincam applicants must be students in grades 9 to 12 at the time of submission.
Each applicant should submit a genealogy in a biographical narrative format for one family line; include four generations, beginning with you, as the first generation. You may use a biological, adoptive, or foster parent, or guardian for the second generation. Include authorization letters signed by all living persons named in the genealogy. The submission should demonstrate understanding of various original and derivative1 source
records. It should apply critical analysis and intellectual skills in compiling the family’s genealogy. Since families lived through some life-changing events, you should put their lives into historical and genealogical context. Describe the places, times, and events they witnessed.

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Deadline December 15, 2023
Winner AnnouncedApril 1, 2023
Number of Awards Granted1

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Non-U.S. Citizens Eligible