Scholarships

Greenawalt/Ready Senior Thesis Award

Purpose: The Department of History presents the Greenawalt/Ready Senior Thesis Award annually. The purpose of the award is to recognize the student(s) who writes the most outstanding senior thesis in a given year.

Eligibility: Graduating senior

Scholarship Information: The selection of the best senior thesis will be based on the originality, impact, and written quality of the work.

Winner is announced at the History Department Spring Banquet.

Leon Feldman Award

Eligibility: Best graduating senior in the department as determined by the department faculty.

Winner is announced at the History Department Spring Banquet.

Mark Lawson Scholarship

Eligibility: Student entering their junior year with a declared major in history and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Scholarship Information: Mark Lawson a UNC Asheville Alumni established the Mark Lawson Fund for the Study of History, an endowed scholarship at UNC Asheville. Scholarship amount varies and a winner is chosen once each academic year. Financial need can be a factor, and the scholarship is renewable.

Winner is announced at the History Department Spring Banquet.

North Carolina History Award

Eligibility: Student majoring in History

Scholarship Information: The selection of the best thesis in North Carolina History will be based on the originality, impact, and written quality of the work.

Winner is announced at the History Department Spring Banquet.

Philip Walker Award

Purpose: The purpose of this award is to recognize students for outstanding research accomplishments.

Eligibility: UNC Asheville student with good academic standing. There is also a special consideration for work in foreign languages.

Winner is announced at the History Department Spring Banquet.