Prizes & Awards
Winning team members will receive cash prizes for their collaboration! The HistoryHackathon will award first, second, and third place prizes.
- $200 per team member for First Place
- $100 per team member for Second Place
- $50 per team member for Third Place
Prize amounts are subject to change.
Particularly creative or otherwise stand-out projects are also eligible for a handful of awards. Not all awards are given in a particular year. The HistoryHackathon awards include, but are not limited to,
- Duke HistoryHackathon Digital History Award – given to the project that employs digital history methods or creates a digital presentation of research in an exemplary way.
- Duke HistoryHackathon Public History Award – given to the project that produces an exemplary, publicly-displayable presentation for a general audience.
- Duke HistoryHackathon Award for Archival Creativity – given to the project that most creatively uses sources to tell new, exciting, or unexpected stories.
- Duke HistoryHackathon Award for Originality – given to the project that produces the most original end-product (e.g.: a Serial-style podcast; a performance; a short documentary; artistic presentation).
- Duke HistoryHackathon Award for Pedagogy – given to the project that has outstanding pedagogical value (e.g.: a lecture; informational website; K-12 course module).