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History Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website (if available) and return completed copies to:

McKinney Humanities (MH)
Room 4.04.06
(210) 458-4033

http://colfa.utsa.edu/history

Undergraduate Scholarships

 
Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
Nau Undergraduate Scholarship in History 6-12 awards of $5,000 to $10,000 each, per year
  • Undergrad
  • Enrolled full-time
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or 3.5 in last thirty hours
  • Completed at least 75 hours
  • Enrolled in or completed (HIS 2003) Historical Methods with a grade of no less than a B-
  • Must enroll in (HIS 4973) Seminar in History
Dwight F. Henderson Endowed Scholarship in History Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • Major in History
  • Enrolled in at least 12 hrs (undergrad)
  • Enrolled in at least 6 hrs (grad)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Application
  • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty)
  • Bio letter including personal data, background, financial need, educational goals, and volunteer/community activity
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please obtain a scholarship application from the department office or website (if available).
 

Graduate Scholarships

 
Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
Nau Graduate Fellowship in History 5-7 students will be selected to receive $8,000 to $12,000 each, per year
  • Grad
  • Must be new to UTSA graduate program
  • 3.5 GPA in last 60 hours
  • Full time
  • Students with an interest in the U.S. Civil War Era or Texas History (including borderlands history) may be eligible for a two-year funding package that will include a Teaching Assistantship the second year
  • Click application link for more details
  • Online application
  • Brief essay
  • Writing sample
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Two-year funding package applications must include additional essay
Nau Teaching Assistantship in History 4-6 Teaching Assistants will be selected and will receive $10,000 to $16,000 per year
  • TA’s will be expected to work up to 19 hours per week assisting faculty mostly in upper division history courses.
  • Completed two long semesters in the UTSA History Graduate Program
  • 3.5 GPA in graduate history courses
  • Enrolled in 6 hours or more
  • Completed HIS 5003 Theories and Methods by the start of Fall 2014
  • Click application link for more details.
  • Online application
  • Two brief essays
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Two assistantships are reserved for students with a demonstrated research interest in Texas History (including borderlands history), or 19th Century, United States Civil War Era
  • Click application link for more details.
Dwight F. Henderson Endowed Scholarship in History Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • Major in History
  • Full-time (12 hrs or 6 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
Wing Ching Lam Endowed Scholarship in History $500 annual award
  • Major in History
  • See department for additional criteria and requirements
  • See department for additional criteria and requirements
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please obtain a scholarship application from the department office or website (if available).