E. Berly Scholarship
A four-year award
of $700 annually to an entering freshman history major.
of the American Revolution/Virginia D. Weir Memorial
An annual award
for approximately $300 to a junior-level student specializing in
American history. Sponsored
by the Col. George Moffet Chapter of the Daughters of the
of the Republic of Texas Scholarship
An annual award of
$100 for a history major planning to pursue a career in
teaching. Sponsored by the Tejas Chapter of the Daughters
of the Republic of Texas.
Dr. Samuel L. Evans
scholarship of $600 annually, open to both graduate and
undergraduate history majors. Given in honor of Dr. Sam
Evans, member of the Lamar University History Department,
and Eleanor Fritze Scholarship
scholarship of $600 annually awarded to a junior-level history
Howell H. Gwin, Jr., Endowed Scholarship
scholarship of $600 annually. Preference to graduate
students but open to all history majors.
A. Sutton Memorial Scholarship
scholarship of $700 annually, open to both graduate and
undergraduate history students.
Peter Boyd Wells, Jr.,
Scholarship in History
Endowed scholarship of $840
annually, given in honor of Peter B. Wells, Jr., founding
trustee of the Lamar University Foundation who helped establish
the Lamar Library Associates and who donated his extensive Texana
collection to the university.
Preston B. Williams-Ralph
A. Wooster Scholarship
scholarship of approximately $750 awarded tp a graduating senior
student who has been admitted to the College of Graduate Studies
and to the graduate program in history pending completion of the
bachelor's degree. Intended to encourage students to
become teachers of history at either the secondary or college
and Edna Wooster Scholarship
scholarship of $1000 annually to a junior-level history major.
In addition, there are general University
JAMES MADISON FELLOWSHIP
Named in honor of the fourth president of
the United States and acknowledged “Father of the Constitution
and Bill of Rights,” a James Madison Fellowship funds up to
$24,000 of each Fellow’s course of study towards a master’s
program must include a concentration of courses on the history
and principles of the United States Constitution.
For more information, visit www.jamesmadison.com.