College of Liberal and Fine Arts

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

 

Nau Undergraduate Scholarship in History

  • 6-12 awards of $5,000 to $10,000 each
  • Eligibility

    • 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 during award year or have completed the course prior to start of award year.
  • Application Requirements


Dwight F. Henderson Endowed Scholarship in History

  • Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Eligibility

    • Undergrad or Grad
    • Major in History
    • Enrolled in at least 12 hrs (undergrad)
    • Enrolled in at least 6 hrs (grad)
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

    • 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

 

Nau Graduate Fellowship in History

  • 5-7 students will be selected as Nau Fellows to receive $8,000 to $12,000 each for the academic year
  • Eligibility

    • Must be new to UTSA graduate program
    • 3.5 GPA in last 60 hours
    • Recipients must be enrolled full-time during award year.
  • Application Requirements


Nau Teaching Assistantship in History

  • 4-6 Teaching Assistants will be selected and will receive $10,000 to $16,000 per year
  • Eligibility

    • TA’s will be expected to work up to 19 hours per week assisting faculty mostly in upper division history courses.
    • 3.5 GPA in graduate history courses
    • Enrolled in 6 hours or more
    • Applicants must have completed HIS 5003 “Introduction to History: Theory and Methods” by the start of Fall 2016. It is also preferred that applicants have taken HIS 5093 “Designing a History Course” by the start of Fall 2016.
    • Click application link for more details.
  • Application Requirements

    • 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
  • Eligibility

    • Undergrad or Grad
    • Major in History
    • Full-time (12 hrs or 6 hrs)
    • 3.0 GPA
  • Application Requirements

    • Application
    • Letter of recommendation (UTSA faculty)
    • Bio letter including personal data, background, financial need, educational goals, and volunteer/community activity

Wing Ching Lam Endowed Scholarship in History

  • $500 annual award
  • Eligibility

    • Major in History
    • See department for additional criteria and requirements
  • Application 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).

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