The BCG Education Fund invites applications for the 2021 Donald Mosher Award, given in recognition of outstanding Colonial Virginia research. The Donald Mosher Award is an annual $500 grant established from funds donated in 2001 by Merrill Hill Mosher, CG®, in memory of her late husband.

Applications are due 31 December 2020. “For more details, visit

Awards are announced and presented at the National Genealogical Society’s Family History Conference.

An entry may qualify in any of three categories:
• Family genealogies beginning with a couple residing in Virginia during the 17th or 18th century,
• Studies of origins of a 17th or 18th-century Virginia immigrant, or
• A project that makes obscure or difficult previously unpublished Virginia resources more available to researchers.

Send questions or applications to

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