Department Scholarships and Support for Research

The Department of History is now accepting applications for the Gerry D. Guthrie ScholarshipTo apply, please submit the following documentation via email to

Required documentation:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Current resume
  3. One letter of recommendation from a high school teacher. (The recommender should email their letter of recommendation directly to Rhonda Maynard at

Cover letters and letters of recommendation may be addressed as follows:

Gerry D. Guthrie Scholarship Committee
Department of History
The Ohio State University
106 Dulles Hall
230 Annie and John Glenn Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210

Dear Scholarship Committee:

The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2020. 

The Gerry D. Guthrie Scholarship was established in 1987 with a gift from Mrs. Cecile Guthrie, George P. Guthrie, Jr., and a matching gift from Rockwell International Corporation Trust to The Ohio State University Development Fund. The award is given to an incoming undergraduate honors student majoring in history.


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