February 22, 2013
President and CEO of Silver Eagle Distributors John L. Nau III and his wife, Barbara "Bobbie" Nau, have pledged $1 million over the next five years to establish the Nau Scholars Program Fund in the Deaprtment of History. The fund will help UTSA recruit and support talented undergraduate and master's students in history. See below for more infromation and application links.
- The Nau Undergraduate Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students in the UTSA History program.
- 6-12 students will be selected as Nau Scholars to receive awards of $5,000 to $10,000 each for the academic year 2013-2014.
- The Nau Graduate Fellowship is open to newly admitted graduate students enrolled in the M.A. Program in History Students must not have completed any graduate history courses at UTSA .
- 5-7 students will be selected as Nau Fellows to receive $8,000 to $12,000 each for the academic year 2013-2014.
- Graduate fellowships are available for students with scholarly interests in all areas of history. We strongly encourage applications from students interested in studying diverse temporal, geographic, and thematic fields.
- Students with an interest in the U.S. Civil War Era and Texas History (including borderlands history) may complete additional requirements to be eligible for a two-year funding package that will include a Teaching Assistantship the second year. Two multi-year packages will be awarded to students in these fields.
- Recipients of the two-year package could receive an additional award of $10,000 to $16,000 for the 2nd year award provided recipients meet the minimum award requirements each semester and commit to a Teaching Assistantship in the department in the second year. The total award package could be between $18,000 to $28,000 over two years.
- The Nau Teaching Assistantship is open to students enrolled in the UTSA M.A. Program in History for the full academic year 2013-2014. 4-6 Teaching Assistants will be selected to work up to 19 hours per week assisting faculty mostly in upper division history courses.
- Teaching assistants will receive $10,000 to $16,000 per year and will be eligible for in-state tuition rates.
- Two Teaching Assistantships are reserved for applicants whose demonstrated research interest focuses on one of two fields: (1) Texas History (including borderlands history), or (2) 19th Century, United States Civil War Era.
- Teaching Assistantships are also available for students with scholarly interests outside of the subjects of 19th Century U.S. Civil War or the History of Texas; we strongly encourage applications from diverse temporal, geographic, and thematic fields.