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 2, 2020.

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 2019-2020 academic year are closed.

Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year are due March 2, 2020.

History Scholarships:

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 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.

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.

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.

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

Past Award Winners