Student Awards and Funding
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 awardees),
- multiple Robert Ryan History Scholarships (awarded for excellence in history demonstrated by GPA and application materials), and
- the Elliot Mayrock Writing Award (for the best seminar paper of the year).
If you have any questions about History Department Scholarships, please contact one of the members of the department’s Scholarships and Awards Committee (Karin Breuer, Vivian Conger or Jason Freitag). You can download a flyer announcing our Scholarship Competition for awards in Academic Year 2018-2019 here.
Funding Opportunities Outside the Department
Funding for individual student projects -- internships, travel to archives or to conferences, and more -- may also be available through the H&S Dean's office or the IC Provost's office.