Fellowships and Awards

The Lorig Public History Scholarship 

Description
This annual award recognizes an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing a degree in history with a focus in public history. 

Amount
$1,000 

Eligibility

  • Graduate or undergraduate student shall be pursuing an academic degree in history with a focus in public history.
  • Recipient shall have documented financial need as defined by ASU Financial Aid and Scholarship Services.
  • Recipient shall have a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and resident of the State of Arizona.

Requirements
Submit a completed application by February 15 deadline. 

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Michael A. Steiner Memorial Award for Best History Thesis in British or European History

This award is open to a History Graduate Student who defends a thesis in British or European history during the current academic year.  One monetary award is given each year in the spring semester prior to graduation.  Nominations should come from the student's thesis advisor via letter of support.

 

Hilmar C. and Mildred C. Krueger Scholarship in Modern and Medieval European and English History

Description
The Krueger scholarship supports a history graduate student studying in the fields of modern and medieval European and English History. Hilmar Carl Krueger received his Ph.D. in History and German Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1932. From 1929-1940, he taught medieval history at University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee. In 1940, Dr. Krueger joined the University of Cincinnati faculty and assumed the Taft Chair in Medieval History.

During his retirement in Arizona, Dr. Krueger continued his scholarly research as an internationally-known medieval historian, and was appointed an Adjunct Professor of History at Arizona State University.

Amount
$1500 awarded half each semester, maximum amount awarded to one recipient

Eligibility

  • Recipient must be a History graduate student studying Modern and Medieval European and English History

Requirements
Submit a completed application by February 15 deadline.

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Emma Goldman History Travel Grant (in honor of Christiane Harzig)

Amount
$977
The travel grant may be awarded for travel during a semester or summer term.  The recipient is to use the grant for travel related to studies in women’s history and/or migration studies or related areas.  This grant may include student who are on all the ASU campuses.

Eligibility

  • The recipient shall be at the master’s thesis or doctoral level.  If in a given year, there is no graduate recipient, the department may select a deserving undergraduate student if he or she is doing an Honors thesis.
  • There is no minimum cumulative grade point average requirement, but selection shall be determined based on the travel proposal.
  • Must be enrolled as a full-time student when receiving the grant.  However, the committee has the flexibility to modify this requirement as long as the student is enrolled in a minimum of one hour at ASU.

Requirements

  • A research proposal with questions, hypotheses, sources, timeline (1000 words)
  • A description of their travel plans with estimate of cost (3000 words)
  • A letter of support from one of the graduate faculty in the Department of History and/or a related academic area at ASU.
  • Application and materials must be submitted by February 15. 

Post-award Requirements

  • A written progress report (750 words) within 60 days of the completion of the travel funded by the grant. The report should be sent to the Chair of the History Department.
  • The recipient must agree to acknowledge the support of the Emma Goldman Travel Grant in all publications, conference presentations, dissertation and other relevant written documents.

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Wallace E. Adams Memorial Award for Excellence in European History

Description
This award recognizes an undergraduate or graduate student who has demonstrated sustained excellence in the pursuit of European history.

Amount
$1,400

Requirements

  • Submit a letter to the history scholarship committee explaining why you should be considered,
  • A letter of recommendation from a faculty member in history, evidence of significant course work
  • A copy of a paper from a class 
  • Application and materials must be submitted by February 15

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Max Millett Family Travel Grant for History Graduate Students

Eligibility
Must be a graduate student studying Arizona history, Mormon history in Arizona, Southwest history and/or Indian history in Arizona.

Requirements

  • Submit a description of the proposed research and statement of its significance (maximum 500 words),
  • Detailed budget (maximum 2 pages)
  • A supporting letter from a faculty member
  • Application and materials must be submitted by February 15

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William C. Jenkins - History Teaching Fellowship

Description
The William C. Jenkins - Helios Education Foundation History Teaching Fellowship is available for graduate students who currently teach or persons who hold a teaching certificate and are preparing to teach history in Arizona schools. 

Amount
The number of awards and the amount of each award may vary on an annual basis, at the discretion of the committee.  The fellowship is renewable.  An application is required for renewal.

Recipients shall be selected in the Spring with the distribution of the fellowship funding in the following academic year.

Eligibility

  • Graduate student enrolled in the Masters of Teaching, History program
  • The minimum cumulative grade point average requirement shall be determined by the committee.
  • Enrollment status shall be determined by the committee.  Full-time graduate enrollment is currently defined as nine semester hours by the ASU general catalog.
  • Preference will be given to recipients with financial need and financial need shall be considered by the committee when comparing potential recipients.
  • Preference will be given to recipients who have an AZ connection.  Examples include students who have graduated from an AZ high school, college or university and also express a desire to teach in AZ.
  • Recipients must exhibit a depth of understanding and a passion for teaching history, with consideration of the student’s past performance and future promise.

Requirements

  • Three letters of recommendation (at least one should be a university/college faculty member who can evaluate applicant’s academic performance; another should be an educator who can evaluate the applicant’s ability to teach history).
  • A written statement (500 words) about your educational and career goals; please indicate that you are a William C. Jenkins – Helios Education Foundation History Teaching Fellow applicant on your statement.
  • All fellowship application materials should be sent to Penelope Adams Moon at penelope.moon@asu.edu
  •  The application deadline is April 15 for funding in the fall and spring semester.