Schwartz Prize FAQs

The deadline for Schwartz Prize nominations was Thursday, August 3, 2023. Following are frequently asked questions regarding the Awards Process and Ceremony, and Promoting the Schwartz Prize. Schwartz Prize FAQs … Read more

Sketches of Los Angeles: A Look into the NHC22 Conference Visuals

Hollywood Boulevard, Union Station, The Getty—any number of famous sites can come to your mind when you think of Los Angeles. Covering 469 square miles, it’s no surprise that this … Read more

Schwartz Prize Winners Archive

Below is a comprehensive list of past recipients for the Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, which is the highest honor awarded to humanities councils by the humanities community. 1982  “The … Read more

The 40th Annual Schwartz Prize – 2022 Call for Nominations

2022 Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize For Public Humanities Programs in 2021 The Federation of State Humanities Councils is now accepting nominations for the 40th annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize, established … Read more

Federation Bylaws

For our members, these are the most recent version of the Federation’s Bylaws, last updated by the Federation Board in 2014 and approved by the Federation Membership at the 2014 … Read more

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