The following scholarship awards are available to undergraduate students in the Department of History. Students generally apply for these scholarships in the spring semester, and the awards are handed out at the Annual History Scholarship & Awards Reception held at the end of the spring semester. If you have any questions about the scholarships, please contact one of the department's advisors.
Lawrence L. and Louise Graves Scholarship
For undergraduate or graduate history students in any field of study. The recipient must have at least a 3.0 GPA and financial need may be considered.
Robert A. Hayes Latin American History Scholarship
For undergraduate or graduate history students with an interest in Latin American history. Selection is based on both academic achievement and financial need.
Oscar A. Kinchen Scholarship
For undergraduate or graduate history students, preferably with an interest in British or Canadian history. Selection is based on academic achievement (at least a 3.0 GPA) and financial need.
W.B. and Mozelle Rushing History Scholarship
For a deserving undergraduate or graduate student in history. Selection is based on academic achievement.
David and Winifred Vigness Memorial Scholarship
For undergraduate or graduate students in American or Latin American history with special consideration given to students in Mexican, Southwestern, or Texas history. Selection is based on academic achievement - at least a 3.0 GPA.
Ethan A. Schmidt Memorial Scholarship
For any TTU undergraduate student with at least a 3.0 GPA who has taken a minimum of one history course at Texas Tech and can convey appreciation and understanding of the importance of history in a 200-word essay.
Rachel E. Hudson European Studies Scholarship
An overall GPA of 3.25 and a minimum GPA in history course study of 3.5 is required for applicants. The scholarship will go to an undergraduate or graduate student studying European and/or Imperial History. The money should be used for tuition, books, or cost incurred for research (copies, travel, fees, etc.). This scholarship also requires that a faculty member familiar with your areas of interest submit a letter in support of your application.
James and Phyllis Pipkin Undergraduate Scholarship
For undergraduate student(s) majoring in History. Scholarship awardee(s) should be chosen based on merit and have outstanding work ethic.
May 4, 2019