WWII Student Ambassadors

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National History Day Senior Division students with strong experience in interviewing and documentary skills are invited to apply to become part of the 2019 WWII Student Ambassador Program, a partnership between The National WWII Museum and National History Day. WWII Student Ambassadors receive training from The National WWII Museum and a stipend to collect oral history interviews with members of the WWII generation which will go into the permanent collection of The National WWII Museum.

From 1941 to 1945, over 16 million Americans served in WWII. Countless more assisted and served on the American Home Front. Today, less than one million American servicemen of The Greatest Generation remain. As a means to preserve the stories of the surviving members of the WWII generation and "so that all generations will understand the price of freedom and be inspired by what they learn," the National History Day WWII Student Ambassador Program was established by The National WWII Museum and the National History Day Contest.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: National History Day Senior Division students with strong experience in interviewing and documentary skills are wanted to apply for the 2019 WWII Student Ambassador Program: a partnership between National History Day and The National WWII Museum.

Application Deadline: October 30, 2018

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What Ambassadors Receive

WWII Student Ambassadors receive guidance and mentoring from professional Museum educators, researchers, and historians, as well as business cards and credentials from The National WWII Museum, and a 1-year stipend of $1,000. Oral histories collected will go into the permanent collection of The National WWII Museum.

For questions, please contact Student Programs Coordinator Collin Makamson at adam.foreman@nationalww2museum.org or 504-528-1944 x463.

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