|Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Foundation Scholarship in History
||History: Established in 2015 by the Jack N. and Addie D. Averitt Foundation.
Criteria: Award will be given to eight junior or senior level students majoring in history and interested in exploring some aspect of Southern history, with no restrictions as to time period or cultural perspective. Eligible applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and should be enrolled fulltime.
|2015 – Allison Darby
2015 – Lindsey Hammers
2015 – Kadien Hill
2015 – Jordan Huerta
2015 – Kimberly (Elisa) Purvis
2015 – Malik Raymond
2015 – Donald (Lewis) Roberts
2015 – Caleb Still
|Sally T. Gershman Memorial Scholarship
|History: Established in 1994 as a memorial by Dyan and Michael Gershman, children of the late Dr. Sally T. Gershman, Professor of French history, who taught at Georgia Southern from 1980 to 1992.
Criteria: The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize an outstanding female graduate or undergraduate student who has a special interest in either French or European Women’s history. Criteria for selection include full-time enrollment, academic standing, relevant extracurricular activities, and personal character. Application is open to students majoring in History at the undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate level.
|2015 – Haley McKenzie
2014 – Leisa Vaughn
2013 – Erica D. Carter
2011 – Amanda Kinchen
2010 – Emily D. Hergesheimer
2009 – Leah Whitney Jackson
2008 – Kelly Dabney
|Dr. George A. Rogers, Jr. Scholarship in History
||History: Established in 1983 by an anonymous donor to honor Dr. George A. Rogers, who retired from Georgia Southern in 1983 as Professor of History after more than three decades of teaching and research experience. He was named Professor Emeritus of History and Member, Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology
Criteria: The purpose of the scholarship is to provide assistance to deserving undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of History. The Department of History Scholarship Committee sets additional criteria.
|2015 – Kelli Bacon
2014 – Thomas Cody Waters
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2010 – Shannon Browning-Mullis
2009 – Pace Jenkins
2008 – George F. Barnhill
| Michael E. Shaw Scholarship in History
||History: Established in 1985 as a memorial to the late Dr. Michael E. Shaw, a member of the History faculty at Georgia Southern University.
Criteria: The purpose of the scholarship is to provide assistance to deserving undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of History. The Department of History Scholarship Committee sets additional criteria
|2015 – Malik Raymond
2014 – Brittany Sealey
2013 – Thomas Cody Waters
2011 – Kathleen LeDuc
2010 – Nicholas L. Hoad
2009 – Kristen Grantham
2008 – Ryan English
|Richard S. Beene Scholarship
||History: Established in 2009 by Georgia Southern University Alumnus, Richard S. Beene. Mr. Beene, a 1973 graduate with a degree in History, was recognized as the 2006 Alumnus of the Year by the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Mr. Beene is the President and CEO of The Bakersfield Californian in Bakersfield, CA.
Criteria: The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize outstanding undergraduate students majoring in History with an interest in American History and the Civil War. Eligible applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
|2015 – Michael Elmore
2014 – Savannah James
2012 – Carson Stepanek
|R. Frank Saunders Memorial Scholarship
||History: Established as a memorial to the late Dr. R. Frank Saunders, a member of the History faculty at Georgia Southern University.
Criteria: Award will be given to a junior or senoir level student majoring in history. Eligible applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and should be enrolled fulltime.
|2015 – Logan Franks
2014 – William D. Wilson
2012 – Lindsay Hall
|Max O’Neal Scholarship
||History: Established in 2017 in memory of Max O’Neal.
Criteria: This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded at least every three years for the best history graduate thesis. It is to be awarded by a committee of at least three faculty members of the History Department. The Department is responsible for notifying Financial Aid of the recipient. The winner is required to send a letter of thanks to the family of Max O’Neal. This process will be managed by the History Department.