History | Scholarships

Each semester, the academic advisor for history contacts qualifying history, social studies, and pre-law majors to apply for departmental scholarships.

Thanks to great alumni and friends, the department is blessed with numerous scholarships available to our majors. Scholarships awarded by competition include:

  • William D. Aiken Memorial Fund
    Awarded to a graduate student.
  • Edward & Margery Bennett Scholarship
    Awarded to graduate students studying diplomatic history.
  • Katherine Gilbert Blinn Scholarship
    Awarded to an undergraduate with an outstanding academic record.
  • Bernard Bobb Excellence Award
    Awarded to graduate students for excellence as the best teaching assistant instructor.
  • George & Bernadine Converse Historical Endowment
    Awarded to undergraduate students for academic excellence.
  • Cooney Family Graduate Research Scholarship
    Awarded to graduate students for excellence in research outside the U.S.
  • Herman J. Deutsch Memorial Fellowship
    Awarded to graduate students studying public history or Pacific Northwest history.
  • Frederick Dumin Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to graduate students for excellence as a teaching assistant.
  • Claudius O. Johnson Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors with an outstanding academic record.
  • Claudius O. & Mary W. Johnson Graduate Fellowship
    Awarded to graduate students for excellence in research.
  • William M. Landeen & Claudius O. Johnson Scholarship Fund
    Awarded to undergraduate majors with an outstanding academic record.
  • Leta Olmstead Smith Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors studying rural history.
  • Middle East History Research and Scholarship Fund
    Awarded to a graduate or undergraduate student with an outstanding record to support research and study of the Middle East encompassing Egypt and the Levant, North Africa, Iraq, Iran, and Turkey.
  • Raymond Muse History Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors or graduate students with an outstanding academic record.
  • Howard C. Payne Award
    Awarded to undergraduate majors for excellence in research.
  • Pettyjohn Research Fellowship
    Awarded to graduate students studying Pacific Northwest history.
  • Morris Reed Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors or graduate students with an outstanding academic record.
  • Ruth Magnuson Roberts Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors with an outstanding academic record.
  • Wayne Stanford History Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors and graduate students with an outstanding academic record.
  • Winston B. Thorson Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded to undergraduate majors with an outstanding academic record.
  • Department of History Graduate Research Fellowship
    Awarded to graduate students to assist in their research project.
  • David H. Stratton Award
    Awarded to graduate students for the best dissertation.

For information on scholarships offered by the history department, please contact Ken Anderson or call 509-335-0432.

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