The Milliken/Adams/Kelley Award
The William G. Milliken/Elizabeth S. Adams/Frank J. Kelley Award recognizes significant contributions to the preservation, understanding and/or promotion of Michigan's history through lengthy and/or visionary service.
Launched by the Michigan Historical Commission in commemoration of its centennial, the signature award is named for three public servants who exhibited grace, devotion and determination: Governor, William G. Milliken, Michigan Historical Commission member Elizabeth Sparks Adams and Attorney General Frank J. Kelley.
- Download the MAK Award nomination form - PDF. Nominations are accepted year-round.
- Download bios and award eligibility information - PDF
- Learn about the 2018 MAK recipient.