Sanford V. Davenport Undergraduate Scholarship

Sanford V. Davenport

The Department of History is pleased to invite applications for the 2015– 2016 Sanford V. Davenport Scholarship for undergraduate full time study in history. This competitive scholarship was established in 1982 by the Mahan family to further the interest in history. The department will award two to three scholarships to defray the cost of tuition. Each award will be for no more than $2,500 and no less than $1,500, divided over two semesters of study (in exceptional cases, reduced scholarships may be awarded for one semester of study). Current Davenport scholars may reapply for one additional year of support.

Applicants must be majors in history with a 3.0 overall GPA, and a 3.5 GPA in History. Recipients must take HIST 4797 Davenport Honors Seminar in the fall (current Davenport scholars do not need to repeat the course), and/or at least one history course per semester; and three courses for the academic year.

Below you find the links to the application package.   The application requires a personal statement of interest, as well as three letters of reference; of which two from History Department faculty. Only completed applications will be considered. Please submit your package no later than Friday April 24, 2015, Noon to the Department of History (Garinger 226); attention Oscar Lansen. Awards will be announced after May 03, 2015.

Application Guidelines

Application Form