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Scholarships

The Department of History offers scholarships to history majors and minors.

To apply, follow the steps to apply for financial aid and scholarships on the Financial Aid & Scholarships website.

Once you complete the general scholarship application, your information will be used for scholarships you fit the criteria to receive.

 

Available Scholarships

 

Jack & Betty Lampros Endowment Scholarship

The scholarship recipient must have a declared major in the Department of History and may be attending full or part-time. Recipients will be selected by the scholarship committee of the Department of History as designated by the chair.

Requirements

  • One of the following majors:
    • Social Science Comp Teaching
    • History Teaching
    • History
  • Citizen/affidavit
  • One of the following attendance levels:
    • Full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
    • Part-time (9-11 credit hours/semester)
    • Half-time (6-8 credit hours/semester)
  • Weber State GPA between 3.5 and 4.0

Martha H. Collette Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship recipient must have a declared minor in Public History and a minimum 2.5 GPA. May be enrolled full or part-time. Recipients may be resident of non-resident students and do not have to be U.S. citizens. Scholarship recipients will be selected by the History department within the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences. No funds are to remain in the account from year to year per donor's wishes.

Requirements

  • Citizen/affidavit
  • Attendance level: full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
  • Department: History
  • Utah resident
  • Weber State GPA between 3 and 4.0

Tom Connors/America First Credit Union Scholarship

The scholarship recipient must be a resident student attending full time, with a declared major in History and a 3.0 GPAS or higher.

Scholarship recipients will be selected by the History department within the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences.

Requirements 

  • Citizen/affidavit
  • Attendance level: Full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
  • Department: History
  • Utah resident
  • Weber State GPA between 3 and 4.0

Lola Allred Sessions Scholarship

The scholarship recipient must be a female with a declared major in History, attending full-time, who is eligible for in-state tuition. The scholarship will be awarded by the history Department Scholarship Committee, and be awarded to an outstanding student who shows unique promise as a history major.

Requirements

  • Citizen/affidavit
  • Attendance level: full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
  • Department: History
  • Gender: female
  • Minimum Weber State GPA: 2.5

Richard Eberle scholarship

The scholarship recipient must be a history major, have a 3.5 GPA, and may be attending full or part-time. Preference will be given to a non-traditional student with the intent to teach history at the secondary school or university level.  This scholarship is to be awarded annually by the History Department Scholarship Committee.

Requirements

  • Citizen/affidavit
  • One of the following attendance levels:
    • Full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
    • Part-time (9-11 credit hours/semester)
    • Half-time (6-8 credit hours/semester)
  • College: College of Social/Behavioral Science
  • One of the following majors:
    • History
    • Social Science Comp History Teaching
    • History Teaching
  • Minimum Weber State GPA: 3.5

Wat Misaka and Japanese American Citizens League, Utah Chapter, Scholarship Endowment

The scholarship recipient must have a declared minor in Asian Studies, have a 2.5 GPA or higher, may be full or part-time student, and have demonstrated interest in Asian history, culture, and /or language. Preference will be given to Asian American students or those pursuing opportunities to study abroad in Asia. Applicants will need to submit a resume and one-page letter of interest.

The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Asian Studies Scholarship Committee, which will consist of at least three (3) faculty members. The committee will be responsible for collecting the resumes and letters of interest from the scholarship recipients.

Requirements

  • Citizen/affidavit
  • One of the following attendance levels:
    • Full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
    • Part-time (9-11 credit hours/semester)
    • Half-time (6-8 credit hours/semester)
  • Weber State GPA between 2.5 and 4.0

Harrington Asian Studies Scholarship

The scholarship recipient must be an undergraduate, full-time student enrolled in the Asian Studies program at WSU, and have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Preference will be given to those students who have completed at least 2 semesters of an Asian foreign language (or the equivalent in comprehensive credit) and on Asian history course. Applicants will need to submit an essay.

The Asian Studies program coordinator’s office will need to provide the essay subject to applicants and accepts the essays. The recipient will be chose by the History department’s scholarship committee, with input accepted from the Harrington’s.

Requirements

  • Citizen/Affidavit
  • Attendance level: Full-time (12-18 credit hours/semester)
  • Minimum Weber State GPA: 3