Organizations and interested individuals are invited to submit written nominations for the annual Alexandria History Award to the History Award Committee of the Alexandria Historical Society. Each nomination should be in the form of a narrative, no longer than two pages, which explains in some detail the contributions of the nominee. Copies of the nominee’s work, including publications, should be included. More than one nomination may be offered, and the committee may select more than one person to receive the History Award. The committee will give particular consideration to those individuals who have written research papers, theses, dissertations, books and materials, which publicly disseminate information on the social and cultural history of the area. Officers and members of the Board of Directors of the Alexandria Historical Society are not eligible for the Alexandria History Award.
Nominations for the 2012 award is now open and must be received by March 5, 2012. The nominations should be submitted to the History Awards Committee, Office of Historic Alexandria, 220 North Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314.