SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Eric Melgren, left, receives the department's 2009 Distinguished History Alumni Award from Dr. John Dreifort
HISTORY SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Graduate teaching assistantships are available on a competitive basis to qualified students. The application deadline is March 1 for the following academic year. Satisfactory performance ensures support for up to two years. A number of scholarships and awards are available for both undergraduate and graduate students.
UNDERGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
Scholarships for undergraduates include the Henry Onsgard Scholarship for academic achievement, the Marie Graham Scholarship for academic achievement, the Constance Louise Routh Decker-Kansas Daughters of the American Revolution Endowed Scholarship, the Lee and Helen Kamen Scholarship and the Bill and Donna Ard Endowed Scholarship. Papers are eligible for the Douglas Bendell Award for outstanding paper in History 300 and the John Rydjord Jr. Award for outstanding paper in an upper division history course.
GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
In addition to Graduate teaching assistantships, graduates students are eligible for the John L Rydjord Award for academic achievement. Graduate papers may be submitted for the Fiske Hall Award for outstanding paper in a non-seminar history course and the Fiske Hall Seminar Award for outstanding paper in a history seminar course.
Both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible for the Anthony and Dana Gythiel Scholarship for academic achievement.