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Department of History
Scholarships and Awards

Contact

Jennifer E. Brooks

Jennifer E. Brooks

Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies

jeb0002@auburn.edu

Graduate student scholarships and awards include:

  • Annie White Mell American Independence Award: Awarded annually to a graduate for the best original research paper in the field of American colonial history.
  • Glenn Feldman Award: Awarded annually to PhD candidates conducting dissertation research.
  • Colonial Dames Award: Awarded biennially (odd-numbered years) to a graduate for the best paper in colonial or early US history.
  • Donna J. Bohanan Graduate Award: Awarded annually to outstanding graduates, with preference¬†given to those studying topics in European history.
  • Edna Floyd Booth Award: Awarded annually to assist graduates with travel costs associated with thesis or dissertation research.
  • Malcolm C. McMillan Award: Awarded biennially to recognize the outstanding scholarship produced by graduates.
  • Marguerite E. Scharnagel Fellowship: Awarded annually to graduates in the final phases of dissertation writing.
  • Melvin Kranzberg Award: Awarded annually¬†to a graduate for outstanding scholarship in the history of technology.
  • Milo B. Howard Research Award: Awarded annually to PhD candidates to support their dissertation research.
  • Presidential Graduate Research Fellowship: A prestigious award for new students pursuing doctoral or terminal professional degrees at Auburn in support of their work in established or emerging areas of excellence.
  • Robert L. Partin Award: Awarded annually to a graduate student for their exceptional service to the Department of History.

For enrolled students, additional funding for participation in professional conferences and for thesis/dissertation research is available from the department through a competitive awards process. Other competitive opportunities for funding exist in the College of Liberal Arts, the Graduate School, and at the University level.

Contact

Jennifer E. Brooks

Jennifer E. Brooks

Associate Professor

Director of Graduate Studies

jeb0002@auburn.edu