The IEHS offers a number of prestigious awards that recognize excellence in scholarship and service in the fields of immigration and ethnic history.

Theodore Saloutos Book Award

This award is presented annually at the IEHS banquet for the book judged best on any aspect of the immigration history of the United States.

First Book Award

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society awards a prize to recognize the work of early career scholars in the field of U.S. immigration and ethnic history.

Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society makes an annual award for an outstanding dissertation in the field of immigration and ethnic history.

George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award

Each year the Immigration and Ethnic History Society awards the George E. Pozzetta Dissertation Award.

Carlton C. Qualey Memorial Article Award

Presented biannually, an award of $200 was established by the Immigration and Ethnic History Society in memory of Professor Carleton C. Qualey, distinguished historian, newsletter editor, treasurer, and a founder of the Society.

Travel Grants

Travel grants are awarded to two IEHS members each year to be used toward costs of attending the OAH/IEHS Annual Meeting.

Not From Here Graduate Student Awards

The graduate student authors of the best three digital publications will receive a yearlong student membership to the IEHS.

Lifetime Achievement and Distinguished Service Award

The Immigration and Ethnic History Society presents its Lifetime Achievement Award on occasion for exemplary work in the field of immigration and ethnic history.