UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

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2016-17 academic year scholarships

  • DEADLINE — for most scholarships is Feb. 7, 2016 (dates may vary)

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Hundreds awarded annually by UWRF!

Recipients of history scholarships (listed below) will be notified by the History and Philosophy Department in April, 2016. Scholarship certificates will be presented at the History and Philosophy Department Banquet, Friday, Apr. 29, 2016 (attendance is encouraged by not required to collect your scholarship). Official notification from the Financial Assistance Office will occur in June. 

E-mail notification from the Financial Aid office expected in April or May.

All scholarship awards are contingent on students meeting eligibility requirements as defined by the UW-River Falls Foundation and the Financial Aid office.

History Scholarships

Dr. Stephen C. Feinstein Memorial Scholarship. Must have attained freshman status; Must show aptitude and interest in continuing the study of history with consideration being given to applicants who are pursuing a degree with a major in History; Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher; Preference given to a student with financial need; Preference given to students, who like Dr. Feinstein, had an interest in WWII Holocaust study and Russian history. Based on the criteria, applicants must write an essay detailing qualifications for the scholarship.

History Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship supports outstanding History students.

  • Student must be a History and/or Broad Field Social Studies major
  • Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must have attended UWRF as a full-time student for at least one semester when he/she applies for this scholarship

Margaret and Colonel H. G. Jones Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship supports an outstanding entering sophomore student with a History major.

  • Student must have completed 32 credits of university work
  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
  • Student must have demonstrated financial need
  • Student must be a responsible citizen

In the event that a History major does not qualify, a Political Science or Sociology major will be considered, in that order.

Moeser Historical Scholarship. This scholarship supports an entering junior or senior student with a History major.

  • Student must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Must be a resident of Wisconsin or Minnesota

Dr. Edward N. Peterson Scholarship. Student must have attained freshman status, show aptitude and interest in continuing the study of history with consideration being given to applicants who are pursuing a degree with a major in History, and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Walker D. & Helen Bryant Wyman Scholarship. This scholarship supports a full time entering sophomore, junior or senior student with a History major.

  • Student must be enrolled for both the upcoming fall and spring semesters of the academic year
  • Student must have completed at least one full year of study or 30 credit hours at UWRF

Academic excellence in the history major, potential for success and financial need may also be factors.



2015 Recipients of History Scholarships

Awarded April 2015
for 2015-16 academic year

Dr. Stephen C. Feinstein Memorial Scholarship
Leanne Goeppner

History Scholarship
Marissa Fredrickson
Matthew Krych
Kalley Swift

Margaret and Colonel
H. G. Jones Scholarship

Maria Monturiol

Moeser Historical Scholarship
Michael Vance

Dr. Edward N. Peterson Scholarship
Casey Kopp

Walker D. and Helen Bryant Wyman Scholarship
Moira Walker


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Contact Us

History and Philosophy Department
307 Kleinpell Fine Arts Building
(715) 425-3164
history@uwrf.edu

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