The History Department awards several scholarships based on academic merit and financial need each spring. To apply, fill out the Scholarship Application Form and return it, and the supporting materials, by March 1, 2023.
Contact Professor Charles Muntz with any questions.
Students interested in college and university scholarships should fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form and visit the Office of Financial Aid.Scholarship Application Form
Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year are due March 1, 2023.
David W. Edwards Scholarship
All current history majors, transfer students or incoming freshman history majors are eligible. Preference will be given to those students displaying financial need.
George Billingsly Award
Awarded for the best paper on a Middle Eastern or Asian Topic.
George William Ray Memorial Award
History majors of Junior or Senior standing or graduate students interested in the study of western civilization are eligible. Students must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher.
Georgia V. G. Saunders Award
For an outstading history maor who is also a veteran or child of a veteran
Gordon H. McNeil Award
For an outstanding Undergraduate Research Paper in European History
Gordon H. McNeil Undergraduate Paper Award
Helen and Hugo Goecke andAdlyn and Harry Kennedy Memorial Travel Award
Stokely-McAdoo Family International Study Scholarship
For undergraduate history majors to pursue research and study opportunities internationally, excluding locations in North America.
The J. Margaret Roberts Endowed Award Fund
An award providing financial assistance and encouragement to history majors on the basis of academic excellence. The award is named in honor of J. Margaret Roberts a 1944 graduate of this department.
For Senior History Students with the highest academic achievement
James J. Hudson Award
For the study of military history
Jesse Taylor Jr. Endowed Scholarship
For an outstanding history undergraduate major
Mary Hudgins Endowed Scholarship
Mathis Glenn Newkirk Award
For an outstanding paper on the history of international relations
Oscar Fendler Award
For best paper in Arkansas or Southern History
Phi Alpha Theta Award
For an outstading undergraduate paper
Robert E. Reeser Award
For significant contribution to the study of the classical world
The Ralph V. Turner Award Fund
The fund supports travel for faculty, undergraduates and graduate students of the department of history for research in England and/or Scotland.
Sidney A. Moncrief Scholarship
For the study of black history
Gene E. McKissic Endowed Scholarship
Arkansas High School; 3.0 GPA; Financial Need and member of underrepresented student group; returning student; leadership on campus or in community
J. Harry and Catherine H. Wood Scholarship Fund
For Arkansas natives in the top 25% of their class. Preference will be given to those students displaying financial need