Scholarships in History

Our department offers a number of scholarships and grants to financially support both our undergraduate and graduate students.

Application deadlines for these occur at varying points throughout the year. Consult the links below for application forms and more information.

Graduate Scholarships

Fulton-Dodds Fellowships (Deadline: Nov 1)

Fellowships of up to $1,000 are available to current MA students who have completed 21 credits of coursework with a 3.5 GPA.

Joel Palmer Fellowship (Deadline: Nov 1)

For current MA students in Northwest history. Fellowships of up to $1,000 available to those with a GPA of 3.5 after 21 credits.

Woods map of Portland Oregon and Willamette River in 1890

Lauren Banasky Research Grant (Deadline: Nov 1)

This grant reimburses qualified MA students in European or women's history for research-related expenses, including travel.

Stephanie Oliver Graduate Award (Deadlines: Sep 1, Nov 1, Mar 1, Jun 1)

Intended to help MA students pay for tuition in the final term of their program, while they defend the thesis.

Watson's Beech Tree at PSU's Millar library

Additional Graduate Student Funding

Hardship Funds (Deadline: Nov 1)

Funding up to $500 is available to eligible MA students in History. Funds are applied to students' Winter term accounts.

Additional funding

MA students are encouraged to reach out to the department and/or their advisers for additional funding opportunities. 

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Undergraduate Scholarships

Barney Burke Scholarships (Deadline: Nov 1)

These scholarships, of up to $500, are available to declared History majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA in History courses.

Hardship Funds (Deadline: Nov 1)

Funding up to $500 is available to eligible declared History majors. Funds are applied to students' Winter term accounts.

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