Established in 1975 by the Alexandria Scottish Rite Bodies as a tribute to Charles E. Webber and his wife, Pauline Graham Webber, to advance the study of American History. Mr. Webber was a leader in the Southern Jurisdiction (U.S.) of the Scottish Rite.
The scholarship endowment was created to encourage the study of American History, including intellectual and cultural History of the United States, the development of American institutions from the formation of the American Republic, or allied subjects as determined each year.
The recipient shall be a student pursuing an undergraduate education in American History, and a bona fide resident of Northern Virginia. The scholarship is premised upon merit.
Established in 1987, in memory of Dr. Evelyn L. Pugh by her husband, Dr. Robert E. Pugh, and others, to benefit graduate students in History. Evelyn Pugh was the first chair of the Department of History. Robert Pugh is a former faculty member in the School of Management.
The purpose of the endowment is to provide funding for a graduate fellowship in History.
The Finley Endowments were established in 1995 to support fellowships in memory of John N.G. Finley through the estate of his wife, Dr. Cecile Bolton Finley. Mr. Finley was the first director of the Northern Virginia University Center (now George Mason University). Dr. Finley was a University of Virginia faculty member.
This award is for a graduate student studying American History.
Established in 2004 in memory of Kurt A. Dodd, MA ’97 by his mother, Rosemary Bowers Dodd, to provide a scholarship for a graduate student in history. Mr. Dodd was an alumnus of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
The purpose of the endowment is to provide a scholarship to a full-time graduate student pursuing an advanced degree in History. Recipient must qualify on basis of academic merit and financial need. Recipient may be an in-state or out-of-state student.
Established in 2010 by Robert and Joyce Clarke, in memory of Randy Beth Clarke, MA ’10.
The purpose of the endowment is to provide a fellowship for a graduate student pursuing an MA in History. The fellowship is open to all History graduate students, with preference given to candidates who: demonstrate interest in Southern History and/or Women's History, have been a volunteer or docent at a historic site or museum, and have a physical disability. Demonstrated interest shall be presented through a written essay. Recipients may be full-time or part-time students, in-state or out-of-state residents, and must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. The fellowship may be renewable.
Established in 2000, in memory of Rudolf and Louise Fishel, by their daughter, Dr. Marion F. Deshmukh, to assist graduate students in History. Dr. Deshmukh, a faculty member, is a former chair of the Department of History and Art History.
The purpose of the endowment is to provide a fellowship to a full-time graduate student in the History department who qualifies based on academic merit or financial need. The recipient may be an in-state or out-of-state resident, and must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. The fellowship may be renewable.