The History Department is pleased to be able to offer a number of scholarships and awards to our students, including
- the Elliot Mayrock History Scholarship (for an incoming first year or transfer student declaring a history or social studies major),
- the David W. Sass History Scholarship (for "outstanding achievement in the study of history" by a junior/senior history student -- click to see past recipients),
- multiple Robert Ryan History Scholarships (awarded for excellence in history demonstrated by GPA and application materials), and
- the History Department (f/k/a Elliot Mayrock) Writing Award (for the best seminar paper of the year).
To be eligible, you must be a History major planning to continue at Ithaca College as an undergraduate student and History major during the 2023-2024 Academic Year and you must have a 3.0 GPA overall and in your history classes.
To apply, please submit three (3) papers you have written in history classes at Ithaca College, and include a 1-2 page cover letter that explains how these papers best reflect your work as a history student. Email your cover letter and papers to Professor Jason Freitag (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The deadline for applications is Wednesday, March 29, 2023.
If you have any questions about History Department Scholarships, please contact one of the members of the department’s Scholarships and Awards Committee (Jason Freitag, Zoe Shan Lin, or Pearl Ponce).