Scholarships, Grants & Awards

Self-nominations for the following Departmental prizes should be submitted with the necessary documentation in hard copy to Ms. Pamela Frock, Administrative Assistant for the Department by the deadline listed below. Copies of these forms are available in the Departmental office (LA-4210) upon request. Students may apply for more than one prize. Please direct questions concerning application procedures, eligibility, or guidelines to Dr. Tunde Oduntan ().

  Who is eligible? deadline award
Matthews Prize

Juniors or seniors who are History Majors or Minors and demonstrate excellence based on GPA and merit

Six awarded each year

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

$1000 toward tuition
Mary Catherine Kahl Prize

History Majors or Minors of outstanding promise who have not yet graduated

Nominees must submit one essay to be evaluated by the faculty committee

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

$500 prize
Arnold Blumberg Prize Junior or Senior History Majors demonstrating excellence in European History based on GPA and merit

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

$500 prize
Disabled American Veterans Prize in History

Graduating senior History Majors based on GPA and merit

In case of a tie, more than one award may be granted

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

 
$500 per prize
Douglas D. Martin Sr. History Award

Undergraduate History majors 


Has demonstrated excellence in the study of The Western U.S. or Native American Peoples based on GPA and merit

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

 
$500 award
National Society of the
Daughters and Sons of the American Revolution Award
Awarded to Junior or Senior History majors for the best paper on a subject related to the American Revolution.
Requires a History professor to sign the self-nomination form

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

$500 award

Sander Senior Prize in History 

Graduating seniors who have been accepted to a graduate program in history or a related field

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

$5000 prize
Distinguished Presidential Scholarship in History Open to juniors based on academic merit and renewable in their senior year. One prize awarded by History every other year.

February 19, 2018

Application form [PDF]

All tuition and fees