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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

Criteria

  • U.S. citizen
  • Weber State GPA between 3.5 and 4.0
  • One of the following majors:
    • Social Science Teaching Composite
    • History Teaching
    • History

Uses

Tuition and fees

Fawn McKay Brodie Scholarship

Criteria

  • One of the following majors:
    • History
    • History Teaching
  • Weber State GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Intending to pursue a career as a historian

The Fawn McKay Brodie Scholarship is a full-tuition scholarship designed for a high-achieving student who intends to pursue a career as a historian. It is named in honor of WSU alumna Fawn McKay Brodie, who went on to write path-breaking biographies of Joseph Smith, Sally Hemmings, and Richard Nixon. She was also the first female historian on the UCLA history faculty.

Tom Connors/America First Credit Union Scholarship

Criteria

  • Family member of a current employee or volunteer of America First Credit Union
  • U.S. citizen
  • Attending Weber State full-time (12–18 credit hours per semester)
  • One of the following majors:
    • Social Science Composite Teaching
    • History Teaching
    • History
  • Weber State GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Academic year between 3 and 4

Designation Notes

The scholarship will be awarded by the History Department Scholarship Committee. Financial need is to be considered as a tiebreaker if there are students of equal quality. A family member is defined as either a child or grandchild. Students must maintain the required GPA to continue to receive the scholarship.

Uses

Tuition and fees (class and department fees are not included)

Lola Allred Sessions Scholarship

Criteria

  • Female student
  • U.S. citizen
  • History major
  • Attending Weber State full-time (12–18 credit hours per semester)
  • Eligible for in-state tuition
  • Weber State GPA of 2.5 or higher

Designation Notes

The History Department Scholarship Committee will award this scholarship to an outstanding student who shows unique promise as a history major.

Uses

In-state tuition and fees (class and department fees are not included)

Richard Eberle scholarship

Criteria

  • U.S. citizen
  • One of the following majors:
    • History
    • History Teaching
  • One of the following attendance levels:
    • Full-time (12–18 credit hours per semester)
    • Part-time (9–11 credit hours per semester)
    • Half-time (6–8 credit hours per semester)
  • Weber State GPA of 3.5 or higher

Designation Notes

The History Department Scholarship Committee will award this scholarship. Preference will be given to a non-traditional student with the intent to teach history at the secondary school or university level.

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

Criteria

  • Declared Asian studies minor
  • Weber State GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • Must have demonstrated an interest in Asian history, culture and/or language
  • Scholarship award amounts, when combined with other sources of scholarships and financial aid, may not exceed tuition and fees

Designation Notes

Preferences will be given to Asian American students or those pursuing opportunities to study abroad in Asia. Students may apply by submitting a resume and a one-page letter of interest to the Asian Studies Program for consideration.

Uses

Tuition and students fees and/or books (no class or department fees are included)

Harrington Asian Studies Scholarship

Criteria

  • U.S. citizen
  • Full-time undergraduate student in WSU’s Asian Studies Program
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Applicants must submit an essay
  • Attending Weber State full-time (12–18 credit hours per semester)

Designation Notes

The Asian Studies Program coordinator’s office will need to provide the essay subject to applicants and accept the essays. The History Department Scholarship Committee will decide on the scholarship recipient with input accepted from the Harringtons. Preference will be given to students who have completed at least 2 semesters of Asian foreign language (or the equivalent in comprehensive credit and 1 Asian history course.

Uses

Tuition and student fees (no class or department fees are included)