FAU student History awards

Students of the Department of History have benefited greatly from the scholarships and other awards made possible by the generous contributions of the donors and alumni. Our current awards are:

 

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                                                               History Foundation Award Recipients 2018-19

Martin and Sylvia Shaw History Scholarship – An annual monetary award for a history major based on both academic merit and financial need.  The award applies to tuition and fees.  Students must enroll for courses at FAU following receipt of this award.

 Martin and Sylvia Shaw Award for Best History Essay – An annual monetary award for the best essay/paper from an undergraduate history major.  Papers from the previous spring term are eligible.

Percy and Pauline Greenberg Memorial Award in History – An annual monetary award given to an outstanding graduating senior history major.

 Ed and Jean SeGall Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Gary SeGall – An annual monetary award to a freshman-level history major who has demonstrated both academic excellence and a passion for historical study. Candidates are nominated and interviewed by faculty.

 Hugh W. Ripley Prize in History – An annual monetary award to a student who has demonstrated their library research skills while taking the Historical Methods or Senior Seminar course.

Traci Jill Edelman Memorial Award in History – A monetary award given to an outstanding sophomore or junior history major based on merit.

 Traci Jill Edelman Award in Latin American History – A monetary award for an outstanding paper in a Latin American history course. 

 Traci Jill Edelman Award in European History – A monetary award for the best undergraduate paper/essay in European history.  Papers from the previous spring term are eligible.

 Traci Jill Edelman Award in the History of Women, Gender or Sexuality – A monetary award for the best undergraduate paper on the history of women, gender or sexuality by a history major.

 Frances and Milton Levinson Award in East Asian History – A monetary award for the best undergraduate paper in East  Asian  History

Marvin & Sybil Weiner Spirit of America Travel-Study Award - An award of $1000 to support research by a history major working on a ajor research project in early American history or its European and Atlantic World roots.  To be determined by relevant History department faculty.

 Harold L. Glasser Memorial Award – A monetary award to a history undergraduate or graduate student to support research activities related to the Harold L. Glasser Collection, including but not limited to World War II, 20th-century American Jewish history, business history, and aviation history.

 John O’Sullivan Travel-to-Research Grant – A monetary award to a history graduate student to support thesis research.

 Frances Edelman Graduate Teaching Award – An annual monetary award to a history graduate teaching assistant based on academic achievement and student evaluations.

 Traci Jill Edelman Memorial Award for the Best Graduate M.A. Thesis – A monetary award for the best M.A. thesis.

 The Sidney A. Goodman Graduate Stipend Enhancement - A stipend enhancement of  $1000 per year for two academic years to a meritorious incoming graduate student selected by the Graduate Admissions Committee.  Must maintain full-time status, good standing, and a GTAship.  The recipient will be required to make a public research presentation at FAU in their third semester of full-time study (i.e. in their second Fall term).

 For information and award applications click on the links found at the bottom of the history department home page. ww.fau.edu/history