National Civil War Challenge opens

National Civil War Challenge opens

High school students who know their Civil War history will have the opportunity to turn their knowledge into college scholarships in the NATIONAL CIVIL WAR STUDENT CHALLENGE, a timed online competition launched by HISTORY and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH). The Challenge — which will award over $30,000 in college scholarships, including a $15,000 scholarship to the grand prize winner — begins Thursday, April 7.

Although all U.S. high school students are eligible to participate in the NATIONAL CIVIL WAR STUDENT CHALLENGE, content is geared toward the 11th grade curriculum. The online quiz will be conducted April 7-9. The 30 top-scoring finalists will then be invited to take an in-school final exam.

For more information, visit: www.civilwarchallenge.com.

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