The 2022 Northport Historical Society Scholarship

Due Date: April 25th, 2022

This scholarship is for graduating seniors who are attending a two-year or four-year college in the fall of 2022. Students must be residents of Northport-East Northport.

Click here to download the scholarship application.

Three awards will be granted:

First prize: $1,500

Second Prize: $1,000

Third Prize: $500

Essay Prompt
"Dig Deeper at the Northport Historical Society." Find inspiration for your original essay anywhere in the museum from our exhibits to our collection room. Dig deep into your topic using our resources, including
our reference library, collection of over 10,000 items, and our friendly staff. Essays will be judged by the depth of research, clarity of purpose and prose, and creativity of the work. Essays will be a minimum of 750 words, and written in Times New Roman 12pt font, double spaced.

Registration Night and Research Weekends
Students should attend one of our two Registration Nights on March 8th and 9th from 7-9pm. They will meet with curator Terry Reid and museum educator Ceylan Swenson for a tour of the museum and guidance in choosing a topic. The museum will be open to students for Weekend Research Hours on Saturday, March 19th from 11-4:30pm. All other research should be conducted at the museum during its regular open hours, Wednesday-Sunday 1:00-4:30pm. Students with scheduling conflicts or other questions should contact Ceylan Swenson: [email protected] or 631-333-9126.


Submit a printed copy of the application, cover letter, and essay in an envelope by mailing it to: Northport Historical Society, PO Box 525, NY, 11768. Mailed submissions must be post marked by the due date. Envelopes can also be dropped off with a docent inside the Museum during open hours, Wednesday-Sunday 1:00-4:30pm.

Scholarship Committee


President, Northport Historical Society


Vice-President, Northport Historical Society

Trustee, Northport Historical Society

Deputy Director, Northport Historical Society

Office Administrator, Northport Historical Society

Museum Educator, Northport Historical Society

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