We offer many scholarships for those who choose to study history.

Donald Bechtel Scholarship

Available to history majors with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Carl Christol History Award

Candidates will be enrolled or accepted in USD and meet all departmental requirements to be a student in good standing. Preference will be given to candidates who are outstanding majors in the History Department.

Cedric & Evelyn Cummins Memorial Scholarship

Awarded to students who are pursuing a major in history and studying abroad as part of a USD/Department of History-approved study abroad experience.

Cliff Eggers Memorial Scholarship

Students with good people skills, who are "down to earth" and have the potential to make something of themselves. The committee shall take each of these factors into consideration. Financial need may also be taken into consideration, but should not be the sole determining factor. Applicants should have a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.3 on a 4.0 but who have average to above average potential, separate from strictly academic considerations.

Raynor Greenleaf & Margaret Coggin Wellington Scholarship

Undergraduate or professional field of study with a preference for students of American History or Political Science.

Anna M. Goetz Scholarship

For history majors.

Elbert & Marjorie Harrington Book Award

For history majors.

Ramon Harris/ Robert Wallace Scholarship

For history majors.

Jacque Manning Book Award

History majors with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Robert "Bid" Miller

Undergraduate or graduate history major.

Robert Stark Scholarship

Students majoring in history.

Everett Sterling Book Award

Awarded to an outstanding history major in the form of subscriptions to historical materials.

Non-Traditional Student Book Award

Non-traditional undergraduate history major for books and supplies.

Freshman Scholarships

For freshman scholarships see Financial Aid.