Thanks to the generosity of the donors listed below, the History Department is able to award several undergraduates annually to support internships, study abroad, and independent research projects. Nominations for these awards come from faculty advisors and the directors of internships and independent research projects. The department encourages all undergraduates who are involved in any of these activities to discuss possible award nominations with their respective advisors and project directors. Instructions for applying can be found on the left-hand side of this page.
List of Available Awards:
Sidney Barsky Memorial Scholarship
Created by the estate of Sidney Barsky in 1995 to
reward academic achievement.
Duniway Book Prize
Made possible by friends and colleagues to honor the
memory of former UW President (1912-1917) Clyde A. Duniway.
Sylvester Siren Memorial Scholarship
Created by the Siren family to honor UW graduate (1930) Sylvester J.
William Steckel Undergraduate Scholarship
Made possible by the generosity of Wyoming broadcast
pioneer Mr. Jack Rosenthal in honor of one of his favorite history professors.
Agnes Mathilde Wergeland Memorial History Prize
Established by Professor Grace Raymond Hebard to honor Agnes
Wergeland, one of the pioneering members of this department.