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History Funds

Total funds:16

History Department General Fund

The History Department General Fund provides support for the activities, programs, and operations, including named commemorative scholarships and awards, of the department.

Additionally Supports: Internship (Museum) Scholarship, Study Abroad Scholarship, Sutter Student Teaching Scholarship

John Freed Undergraduate Research Fund

The John Freed Undergraduate Research Fund supports undergraduate student research in the Department of History, such as but not limited to the following: conference attendance, travel expenses for archival research, or costs associated with procuring materials. Awards or disbursement is to be determined by the Department chair. A Department ...

Lawrence W. McBride Award

The Lawrence W. McBride Award was established in 2004 by family, friends, colleagues, and former students in memory of Lawrence W. McBride. The scholarship honors the best graduate each fall and spring semester of the History/Social Science Education Program.

Bone Speakers Fund

The Bone Speakers Fund provides financial resources to bring notable speakers to campus. The fund rotates between the departments of Politics and Government, Sociology and Anthropology, and History.

Darrel A. Sutter Scholarship

In August 2009, Darrel Sutter made a gift to establish this endowed fund, providing support to students majoring in history-social studies education. Sutter grew up on a farm near Colfax and graduated from ISNU in 1960 with a degree in social science education and taught at Roanoke-Benson High School until 1995. Having to work many hours every ...

Darrel A. Sutter Text Book Scholarship and Social Sciences Writing Award Endowment Fund

Darrel Sutter grew up on a farm near Colfax. He attended Illinois State Normal University where he earned a degree in social science education. He created this fund because of his great passion for the University, the educational opportunities it offers to students, and his desire to provide students who wish to teach on the high school level a ...

Additionally Supports: Darrel A. Sutter Social Sciences Writing Award, Darrel A. Sutter Text Book Scholarship

Gleynafa T. Ray Scholarship

The Gleynafa T. Ray Scholarship was established in 1990 by Gleynafa T. Ray for the purpose of recognizing and providing scholarship support to "top" history education majors. Ray attended Illinois State Normal University from 1926-1930 with majors in history, English, and education. She taught history in high schools in Victoria, Rockford, and ...

Harmon Recruitment Scholarship in History

This endowment was established in 2003 by Sandra and Paul Harmon. Sandra received her master and doctor of arts degrees in history from Illinois State University. She served the University as an instructional assistant professor in history; interim assistant to the president for Affirmative Action; director of the Affirmative Action office; and ...

Helen Cavanagh History Award

Helen Cavanagh was a professor of History at Illinois State University. Through her estate, this endowment was created to support annual awards recognizing academic excellence and scholarly work including two awards per year to the best master's and doctoral student, two awards for best masters' thesis: best in U.S. History and best in ...

James Todd Wilborn Scholarship

The James Todd Wilborn Scholarship was established in 1986 as a memorial of James Todd Wilborn by his family. The scholarship is awarded to a sophomore student who intends to major in History.

Kyle C. Sessions Honors Scholarship in History

The Kyle C. Sessions Honors Scholarship in History was established in 1999 by Kyle and Jean Sessions and many family, friends, and colleagues. The scholarship is awarded to a student in the honors program in the Department of History.

Louis E. Miglio History Education Scholarship

This fund was established by Louis E. Miglio. He maintained a close relationship with Illinois State University and truly felt these endowed funds were a way to make a small payment for the good education he received at Illinois State. Miglio served in the Navy, graduated from Illinois State in 1949, and was awarded a Fulbright Teacher ...

Lucy Lucile Tasher Scholarship

The Lucy Lucile Tasher Endowment fund is established throught a bequest from the estate of Lucy Lucile Tasher for the purpose of awarding scholarship support for upperclass students at ISU who major in History.

Mark Wyman Scholarship

The Mark Wyman Scholarship was established in 2004 in honor of Mark Wyman by family, friends, and colleagues. The scholarship is awarded to a student beginning his/her second semester majoring in History. Preference will be given to a non-traditional student.

Russell P. Strange Memorial Endowed History Scholarship

The Russell P. Strange Memorial Endowed History Scholarship was established by Priscilla Matthews, Illinois State associate professor emerita Milner Library, in memory of her father and to honor his commitment to higher education as the foundation for an informal citizenry and a strong country. The scholarship provides support to a student who ...

William Howard Scholarship in History

The William E. Howard Scholarship is in honor of Bill Howard, ISNU classes of 1947 (BSE) and 1953 (MSE) who loved and taught history for over 30 years. This fund rewards student scholarship in History, with preference to excellent student research or writing related to World War II. Each candidate for the William E. Howard Scholarship must ...