Scholarships

The Department of History Announces
Scholarships for 2017-2018

[NOTE: all awards amounts are subject to availability of funds]


THE PROFESSOR THOMAS K. KEEFE HISTORY SCHOLARSHIPS were established by
Carl Jackson and other donors in memory of one of Appalachian's truly outstanding teachers. The scholarship is to assist a full-time undergraduate history major and a graduate student in the pursuit of their studies. To be eligible, you must be a full-time student at Appalachian [defined as at least twelve (12) semester hours for undergraduates and at least nine (9) semester hours for graduates] and be enrolled for the full academic year. Applicants must also be rising juniors or seniors or graduate students with a grade point average of 3.25 or above.  Award: $1,450 (each)

THE WORTH SWEET HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP IN SECONDARY EDUCATION
History majors earning a B.S. degree with teacher certification may apply for the Worth Sweet History Scholarship in Secondary Education if they (1) are rising juniors or seniors, (2) have a GPA of 3.00 or better, and (3) can demonstrate verifiable need for financial support. (A completed Financial Aid Form [FAFSA] must be on file with the Office of Financial Aid.) The award is renewable upon re-application and re-selection. Students must be enrolled for the full academic year.  Award: $1,060.00


THE EVELYN SHEPHERD AND BRENDA GREENE HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP
Applicants must be full-time students majoring in history, rising sophomores, juniors or seniors, permanent residents of Ashe, Avery, or Watauga counties and should demonstrate satisfactory academic accomplishment (at least a 3.0 GPA). Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial need. (FAFSA is not required.) The award is renewable upon re-application and re-selection. Students must be enrolled for the full academic year.  Award: $595


THE DR. ROBERT D. WARREN SCHOLARSHIP FOR HISTORY
Applicants must be history majors, be rising juniors or seniors and have a minimum (3.0 GPA). Preference in awarding the scholarship will go to applicants who can demonstrate financial need. Students must be enrolled for the full academic year.  Award: $3,227


THE CLARA DOUGHERTY BROWN SCHOLARSHIP
Each year the History Department awards the Clara Dougherty Brown Scholarship to a graduate student. To be eligible you must be a graduate student in the Department of History, a North Carolinian, and have an interest in historic preservation or restoration. Students must be enrolled for the full academic year.  Award: $640


Application packets are available online by clicking here, or from the History Department Office Rm. #249B [Mrs. Davis] Anne Belk Hall Bldg.  

All application materials must be emailed or submitted in person to Mrs. Davis’ office no later than 5PM FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017. 



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