Funding Opportunities

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Applying for internal and external funding is essential to supporting graduate work in archival research, travel, and language acquisition. The following page is designed to assist students in discovering funding sources that are applicable to their work.

Department of History Opportunities

Bea Baker Award

This award is designated to a deserving graduate student who is excelling in their area of study and on time to degree. Award is based upon faculty advisor nominations only.

Call for Applications: Spring Quarter

Award Amount: $600

Dickson D. Bruce Graduate Research Award

This award honors the memory of Dickson Davies (Dave) Bruce, Jr., who taught in the Department for thirty-seven years and recently passed in 2014.  Although the award will be offered first to fund the research of those studying United States history, it is also available to students of other research areas. The donors require that the recipients acknowledge the award in the introduction of their dissertations and that the family receive an electronic copy of each competed dissertation that was assisted by the award.

Call for Applications: Spring Quarter

Award Amount: $2000

History Graduate Student Research and Travel Grants

These grants, funded by the Department, are available to support pre-dissertation research, dissertation research, and travel to major conferences.

Call for Applications: Spring Quarter

Award Amount: $1000

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