Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards

FALL 2018 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Cummings Scholarship: Nitza Cabral 

DeLong Scholarship: Kenneth Legg

Grace and Robert Cosgrove Scholarship: Jessica Grossman

J. Robert Vignery Scholarship: William Lemons 

History Undergraduate Scholarship: Paris Alford and Kaitlyn Ruelas

Robidoux History Undergraduate Scholarship: William Lemons and Nitza Cabral

 

Many thanks to those who wrote letters of nomination on behalf of our undergraduate scholarship applicants. Also, thank you to David Gibbs, Laura Tabili, Julia Clancy-Smith, Alison Futrell, and Mary Pierce for serving on the Scholarship Selection Committee, and for tackling Scholarship Universe for the first time!

 

 

HOW TO APPLY

Applications for history undergraduate scholarships are submitted by the student in Scholarship Universe.

How to apply on Scholarship Universe:

  • Find "Student Login" at the top right of the webpage and sign in with your NetId
  • Click on "Applications"
  • Find the general History Undergraduate Scholarship
  • "Verify" the Profile Questions to prove eligibility
  • "Save" all your answers as you go
  • "Submit" the application

It's that easy! If you are not matched with a History Department scholarship and you should be, you can report this through Scholarship Universe. Completed applications are due JANUARY 7 for the spring semester awards and APRIL 15 for the following fall semester awards.  These  awards and scholarships are announced at History's Commencement Reception and Ceremony, held annually in May.  Please submit your applications before the deadline, in order to be considered for these awards.

 

AWARDS OFFERED BY THE HISTORY DEPARTMENT

Make sure to check the links below to find out if you're eligible! 

  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 grade point average 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, an undergraduate student must be a junior or senior; must have a minimum history grade point average of 3.0; must have completed six units of European history courses; and must be making satisfactory progress towards their Bachelor of Arts degree in History.

     

  5. Benjamin Arthur Hesketh Memorial Scholarship

    Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students in their Junior or Senior year, majoring in History with a minimum 3.3 cumulative GPA or greater. 

 

  1. William H. Hesketh Endowment Fund

    To be eligible for this award, one must either be an undergraduate student must be enrolled in his/her History capstone course OR a graduate student currently enrolled in the graduate program in History who has 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 (including, for example, costs of 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.

     

  2. 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 A
     

  3. The Robidoux Foundation History Undergraduate Scholarship

    Recipients must be undergraduate students majoring in History with a 3.0 GPA in history courses and may be either part time or full time students. Awards will be based on financial need and academic merit.

     

  4. 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 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.

 

  1. 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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