Scholarships

Thanks to the generous support of alumni, friends, and faculty, the History Section is able to award more than $30,000 in scholarship support annually. Undergraduate scholarships and graduate scholarships help pay for tuition and fees, and other awards support travel and research. Potential donors are invited to contact Department Head Peter Higgins.

2021 History Scholarship Recipients

  • Undergraduate Scholarships

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    • Khariane Gray - George R. York History Endowed Scholarship
    • Yanni Kefallinos - Fred J. Ericson Memorial Scholarship
    • Taylor Gardiner - Neil McLarty Merit Award Scholarship
    • Kyle Whitman - Elizabeth S. Adams Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    • MacKenzie Smith - Elizabeth Warren Endowed Scholarship
    • Andrea Mello - Esther Walker Barnard History Endowed Scholarship

     Travel scholarships will be awarded later.

  • Graduate Scholarships

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    • Emily Murphy - Opperman Fellowship in History
    • Julia Moore - Opperman Fellowship in History
    • Cheyenne Travioli - Richard Henry "Hank" Abbott Memorial Endowed Scholarship

    The Richard Davis Goff Endowed Scholarship and travel scholarships will be awarded later.

  • JoEllen Vinyard History Essay Prize

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    • John Paquette - “‘Don’t Be Afraid to Tell Your Stories’: The Afterlives of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League” - Winner
    • Scarlet Bringard - “A History of Transgender People” - Runner-up

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