History Day

2024 MICHIGAN HISTORY DAY REGION 4 - Saturday, March 16, 2024

2024 THEME: Turning Points in History

There are 11 different districts that participate in the Michigan History Day® program. Winners of these district competitions move on to the Michigan History Day state final competition, which is scheduled each year in April. 

Register and submit materials online at https://mi-mhdd4.nhd.org/


Annotated Bibliographies for all entries by—Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Papers, Websites, and Documentaries entries received by—Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Registration fee ($10 per student)
Registration fee deadline is February 24, 2024
Send checks to:  Grand Valley State University, History Dept MAK D-1-160, 1 Campus Drive, Allendale, MI  49401  
Please also include the invoice provided by the registration page with your check. On the check's memo line, please write: History Day 2024

Region 4 will follow the same submission requirements as HSM’s state requirements.

·         We are asking for the Process Papers and Annotated Bibliography by Monday, February 26 for all entries. Students may continue to revise both up until the contest and expect the judges to ask them what changes they may have made.

·         The entries that we need by February 27 are Papers, Websites, and Documentaries. The judges will have an opportunity to evaluate these entries in advance.

·         Materials will be submitted online through the Zfairs program, used by HSM and NHD.

·         We are not requesting photographs of Exhibits or video of Performances this year.

For questions, please reach out to:
Sean O’Neill
Department of History
Grand Valley State University
Allendale, MI 49401
(616) 331-3325
[email protected]

Additional information about this year's Michigan History Day can be found on the  Historical Society of Michigan's Website


two students smiling
Two students standing in front of their history exhibit with their arms crossed in front of them
Sean O'Neill standing at a podium with his arms out, welcoming everyone to History Day
Student standing in front of her exhibit titled Radium Girls
GVSU Department of History
GVSU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

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