Scholarships and Awards
History majors are also eligible to apply for a number of other scholarships in the College of Arts and Sciences. Application for these scholarships is through the College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Office, Kinard 106. For information on the following scholarships, please contact Dr. Gregory S. Crider.
Ross A. Webb Memorial Award
Students may apply for this award by submiting paper based on any historical topic that has been written since summer 2011. Check the award flyer for more details or contact Elizabeth Oswald in the History department office (Bancroft 346, 803-323-2209).
Glenn Broach Memorial Award
Awarded annually to the most outstanding joint History/Political Science double major. The decision is based upon student hours and GPA and is made by Dr. Crider in consultation with the departmental Awards Committee.
South Carolina Society of Colonial Dames Graduate Student Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded bi-annually to a Winthrop graduate student in history. Although preference is given to graduate students in early United States history, all history graduate students are eligible for the scholarship. The decision for the scholarship is made by a committee of the Colonial Dames of South Carolina upon the recommendation of Dr. Crider and Dr. Andy Doyle, the graduate program director.
Annette Spiers Resch Gillespie Scholarship
Established in 1995 by Mr. Doyle Gillespie in memory of his wife, Annette Spiers Resch Gillespie, Winthrop Class of 1975, this scholarship was created to provide financial assistance for one or more undergraduate students at Winthrop University. Preference will be given in awarding this College of Arts and Sciences Scholarship to a rising senior majoring in history. Application is in spring through the College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Office, Kinard 106. For further details, contact Dr. Gregory S. Crider.
Hayes Scott Heavner Scholarship
Awarded to a rising sophomore, junior or senior who intends to seek teacher licensure and to pursue a career in teaching. Preference is given to history majors and especially those who may also coach. The scholarship was established in memory of a Winthrop student Hayes Scott Heavner Application is in spring through the College of Arts and Sciences Student Services Office, Kinard 106. For further details contact the College of Arts & Science Student Services office.