Awards and Grants

Missouri History Book Award

The Missouri History Book Award is given annually to the author of the best book written on the history of Missouri and Missourians. Original scholarship in the form of historical biographies, monographs, and/or general studies is eligible for a $1,500 cash award and a citation.

The subject matter of books nominated for the award should pertain to Missouri-related people, places, institutions, and/or events that have statewide or national significance. Festschrifts, collections of essays, autobiographies, and edited works are not eligible for consideration.

Those who wish to be considered for this prize should watch for the call for nominations to open early in the calendar year.

Missouri History Book Award Recipients