FAU History Associates (Donors and Alumni)
Students and alumni of the Department of History have benefited greatly from the scholarships made possible by the generous contributions of the donors and alumni to the History department over the years. Without this generosity this would not be possible. This page has been created to bring attention to their generosity and feature those scholarships that are available and also feature new scholarships as they are created.
General donations to the History Department (HUM 200) are always appreciated to further the work of our faculty, students, and general program needs. You may also contribute to one of the established funds listed below. For your convenience, an FAU Foundation pledge form is available online. Click on "GIVE A GIFT TODAY" and enter the requested information. For more information, contact the History Department at 561.297.3840 or mail your check payable to the FAU Foundation, Inc. to:
Florida Atlantic University
Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters
Department of History
777 Glades Road
Boca Raton, FL 3343 1
Dr. Patricia Kollander, Chair, Dr. Douglas McGetchin, Chair, History Awards Committee, and History Award Recipients 2013
HUM 200 History Department - Th e general department account from which we may spend the princip al t o further the goals of the department. In the past we have used the funds to furnish technological equipment needed for research but not funded by general university support. We have also used the funds to support the activities of Phi Alpha Theta and the department lectureship series.
HUM 2 0 0 The Department of History Award in Honor of Frances Ed el man - A monetary award to a Graduate Student Teaching Assistant based upon student evaluations and academic achievement.
HUM 205 Martin and Sylvia Shaw History Scholarship - A monetary award for a history student based upon academic achievement and financial need. The award will be applied to tuition and fees. Student must enroll following receipt of the award.
HUM 205 Martin and Sylvia Shaw Award for the Best History Essay - A monetary award for the best essay/paper from an undergraduate History major. Papers from the previous year's spring term are eligible.
HUM 220 Tracy Jill Edelman Memorial Award - A monetary award presented to a history major who is also enrolled in the Women's Studies Certificate Program.
HUM 220 Tracy Jill Edelman Memorial Award - A monetary award presented to a student who has written an outstanding paper in a Latin American History course in 2013.
HUM 220 Tracy Jill Edelman Memorial Award - A monetary award given to an outstanding junior in the history program.
HUM 235 John O'Sullivan Annual Memorial Lectureship - Allows the Department of History each spring semester to host a distinguished scholar in twentieth Century American History to lecture to students, secondary school teachers, faculty and the public.
HUM 240 John O'Sullivan Scholarship - An award to defray the costs of graduate thesis research; amount varies based upon availability of funds and applications. To be eligible, students must have achieved c andidacy and submitted a statement of purpose and budget for their research, as well as a letter of support from their primary thesis advisor.
HUM 630 Harold L. Glasser Memorial Award - An award of $500.00 to a History graduate student to use the FAU library's Harold L. Glasser collection.
HUM 650 Percy and Pauline Greenberg Memorial Award in History - A monetary award given to a graduating senior based upon academic achievement.
HUM 785 Hugh W. Ripley Prize in History - A monetary award to a student who has demonstrated their library research skills while taking the Historical Methods and Senior Seminar course. Professors' recommendations are required.
LIB 720 Weiner Spirit of America Graduate Research Award - An award of $500.00 to a History graduate student to work in the Weiner collection at the FAU library.
Checks can be made out to the FAU Foundation with a notation of the Department and account number. All of the students and faculty thank you for your support of our programs.