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

Donald Bechtel Scholarship

Preference for this scholarship is given to history majors with a GPA of 3.0 or better.

Grace L. Beede Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences who have excelled in the study of Latin, Greek or ancient history at USD.

Carl Christol History Award

This scholarship is awarded to the most promising graduate student in the Department of History who is a candidate for the Master of Arts degree in history.

Cedric & Evelyn Cummins Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is 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.

Department of History Scholarship

Students enrolled in or accepted by the USD Department of History are eligible for this scholarship. First preference is given to students in the USD Scholars program.

Cliff Eggers Memorial Scholarship

Students with good people skills, who are "down to earth" and have the potential to make something of themselves are eligible for this scholarship. Financial need may also be taken into consideration, but is not the sole determining factor. Applicants should have a grade point average between 3.0 and 3.3 and have average to above-average potential, separate from strictly academic considerations.

Anna M. Goetz Scholarship

This scholarship is available to history majors.

Ramon Harris/ Robert Wallace Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to history majors. Scholarships are awarded based on academic performance and need.

Jacque Manning Memorial Scholarship

History majors with a GPA of 3.0 or better are eligible for this scholarship.

F.A. Spafford Scholarship

These annual scholarships are available for undergraduate students studying classics or Latin.

Robert B. Stark Scholarship

Students majoring in history are eligible for this scholarship.


Freshman Scholarships

For freshman scholarships see Financial Aid.

All programs, policies and procedures described are subject to change. All statements in this publication concerning requirements, dollar amounts, conditions or other matters are for informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice.