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, 2019.
Contact Professor Trish Starks with any questions.Scholarship Application Form
Applications for the 2018-2019 academic year are closed.
Applications for the 2019-2020 academic year are due March 1, 2019.
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