Scholarships and Awards

 

Applications for history undergraduate scholarships are available below.  Completed applications are due November 15 for the spring semester awards and April 15 for the following fall semester awards.  These  awards and scholarships are announced at History's Commencement Lunch and Ceremony, held annually in May.  Please submit your applications and/or questions to Victoria Parker, in Chávez Room 427, or in the main History office in Chávez 415 no later than 5pm on the due date.   A Universal Application form is available at the bottom of this page.

  1. Grace B. & Robert A. Cosgrove Endowment Scholarship

    The recipient shall be an undergraduate History major who is in his/her senior year at the University of Arizona. To be eligible for this award, students must be in good academic standing (have a history minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.7 and an overall grade point average of 3.5) and making satisfactory progress towards their Bachelor of Arts degree in History. Award preference will be given to an honors student. The selection will be made by the Department of History and will be subject to the approval of the Office of Student Financial Aid.

     

  2. Loretta R. & Joseph F. Cummings Endowment Fund

    The recipient shall be an undergraduate History major who is in his/her junior year at the University of Arizona. To be eligible for this award, students must be in good academic standing (have a history minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.7 and an overall grade point average of 3.5) and making satisfactory progress towards their Bachelor of Arts degree in History. Award preference will be given to an honors student. The selection will be made by the Department of History and will be subject to the approval of the Office of Student Financial Aid.

     

  3. William J. DeLong Memorial Scholarship

    This award is given to an undergraduate History major who is entering their junior or senior year. To be eligible for this award students must have a minimum gpa of 3.0; exemplify a strong commitment to civic ideals and public service through extra-curricular activities; and be making satisfactory progress towards their Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

     

  4. James Donohoe Memorial Scholarship

    To be eligible for this award: (1) an undergraduate student must be a junior or senior;  (2) must have a minimum history grade point average of 3.0, (3) must have completed six units of European history courses, and (4) must be making satisfactory progress towards their Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

     

  5. Kathryn A. Governal Perserverance Award

    The Department of History gives the Kathryn Anne Governal Perseverance Award each year to a student who has overcome severe obstacles in order to achieve their academic goals. The student is selected by the faculty to receive this financial award, and have their name added to the Governal plaque, which is displayed in the hall, on the second floor of the Social Sciences building, across from the History main office in Room 215. We recognize the student and their achievements at the Department of History Commencement Brunch and Ceremony. Along with recognition at the History Commencement event, their name will be announced at the College of Social Sciences Commencement event, with congratulations on their outstanding academic perseverance. No application required.
     

  6. William H. Hesketh Endowment Fund

    To be eligible for this award, (1) an undergraduate student must be enrolled in his/her History capstone course and (2) a graduate student must be enrolled in the graduate program in History and must have taken and passed his/her comprehensive exams. Recipients shall be selected by a committee consisting of the Head of the Department of History, University of Arizona, and one or two senior History faculty members selected by the Head of the Department. Funds are only to be used to support research (e.g., travel, per diem, access fees, etc.) or to deliver a paper at a conference or similar professional gathering that enables the student to be introduced to the History community.

     

  7. History Undergraduate Scholarship Endowment

    The recipient shall be an undergraduate History major who is in his/her junior year at the University of Arizona. To be eligible for this award, students must be in good academic standing with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, making satisfactory progress towards their Bachelor of Arts degree in History and in need of financial assistance to continue their education. The selection will be made by the Department of History and will be subject to the approval of the Office of Student Financial Aid.

     

  8. Ursula Lamb Arizona Senior Prize

    This award is given bi-annually to the author of the Outstanding Research Paper written in the 496H/498 classes. The professors of those classes submit the Outstanding Research Paper from their individual classes to the Department of History Award Committee. The committee selects the Outstanding Research paper. If the committee finds that no suitable papers have been written that semester, it may decide not to make an award for that semester.
    No application required.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

  9. Lute Olson Scholarship

    To be eligible for this award, the student must be a history undergraduate in the College of Education with a minimum grade point average of 3.0, or is a graduated history major pursuing a post-Baccalaureate teaching certificate. The selection will be made by the Department of History and will be subject to the approval of the Department Head and the Office of Student Financial Aid. Number and amount shall vary according to the distribution from the endowment.

     

  10. J. Robert Vignery Endowment Fund

    The recipient shall be an undergraduate History major enrolled at the University of Arizona. To be eligible for the award, students must have a distinguished academic record and financial need. The awardee to be appointed in the spring semester for the following year and renewable for a second academic year, if appointee remains eligible. (Only the interest earned from the principal account will be awarded each year.)
     

     

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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