Department Scholarships and Support for Research


Department of History Undergraduate Awards 2022

Fullmer Scholarship Fund
Provides student support for undergraduate students in the Department of History. Preference will be given to students studying in the areas of women’s history or the history of science. Special consideration shall be given to candidates that are members of organizations recognized by the University that are open to all but whose missions seek to advance the need of historically underserved populations.

Lloyd Roberts Evans Endowed Scholarship in History
For history majors of junior or senior rank with a GPA of 3.4 or above.

Marge Haffner Memorial Scholarship
For a history student who already has some form of financial aid.

Austin Kerr Scholarship in Modern American History
For history majors studying modern American history. Award based on financial need.

Dr. John and Marilyn Nethers Endowed Scholarship
Supports undergraduate students majoring in history.

Lois Kemp Shinkle Memorial Scholarship
For history education majors.

Dr. John T. von der Heide Scholarship
For history majors entering their senior year in 2021-2022. Award based on merit and financial need.

Adrienne A. and Marvin R. Zahniser Scholarship
For Columbus campus history majors entering their senior year in 2021-2022. The scholarship is awarded to a history major whose total GPA puts them in the top 10% of all history majors (currently, GPA 3.95 or higher).

Thesis Research Grant
For history majors undertaking thesis research leading to research distinction in history.

The application deadline is March 1, 2022. Please apply here


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