About the Warner History Essay Contest
The Warner History Essay Contest, established by the Warner family, is a scholarship
opportunity open to students of all majors. Prizes range from $500 to $750 for an
essay on any historical topic. Winners are recognized at the annual Scholarship Award
ceremony in early June.
Timeline for the Warner History Essay Contest
Scholarship Opportunity open to all majors
Prizes: One grand prize of $1,000; 2nd prize $750; and 3rd prize $500 for an essay on any historical topic.
Who can Apply?
At least 3 units of SMC History courses
Overall 3.0 GPA in SMC History courses
Submit an application to determine your eligibility
Submit your application at Academic Works Digital Scholarship Application
The application deadline is Tuesday, December 31, 2019.
4 to 6-page essay on any historical topic
The deadline is Tuesday, March 10, 2020, at 3:00 p.m.
Submit essays to Scholarship Office, SSC-104.
To cover contest requirements and review essay writing skills, an optional workshop will be offered by the History Department: Wednesday October 9th and Thursday October 10th, 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in HSS-105.