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UT Tyler Department of History

Organizations and Awards

Students are encouraged to become involved in history organizations on campus.

Phi Alpha Theta

Students who have distinguished themselves in the field of history are eligible for induction into UT Tyler's Psi Alpha chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honorary society.

Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society

The Frank H. Smyrl chapter of the Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society is available for students, regardless of major or grade-point average, who have an interest in history.

Edwin Morgan Smyrl and Frank H. Smyrl Endowed History Scholarship Award

Congratulations to the 2008-2009 recipient, Michael W. Anderson.

Congratulations to the 2009-2010 recipient, S. L. Daimwood.

Congratulations to the 2010-2011 recipient, Ashley Nicole Stormes.

Congratulations to the 2012-2013 recipient, Ryan Spencer.

For more information contact Dr. Edward Tabri.

Phil Stacy Jackson History Scholarship Award

Congratulations to the 2008-2009 recipient, Jim Everett Fields.

Congratulations to the 2009-2010 recipient, John King.

Congratulations to the 2010-2011 recipient, Francis (Chaffe) Riley.

Congratulations to the 2012-2013 recipient, Antonio Soegaard.

For more information contact Dr. Edward Tabri.

Scroggin Graduate History Award

The Department of History offers a generous scholarship in the Scroggin History Scholars Program when funds are available. Applicants must meet all requirements for full admission to the graduate program. Further details and applications are available from Dr. Patricia A. Gajda, the graduate advisor, in those years when funds are available.

Additional opportunities for financial assistance including grants, loans, other scholarships and work-study programs are available to qualified history majors.  A majority of these scholarships are awarded for merit and are intended to recognize students for academic accomplishments and potential.

These scholarships are made available through the generosity of university endowed funds, business firms, civic organizations, professional groups and friends to the university. Financial assistance in the form of grants, loans and work-study opportunities is also available at the Office of Financial Aid for those students who qualify.

 

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