Scholarships & Awards
Departmental Scholarships & Awards
The Charles D. Whitlock Distinguished Alumnus Award
Established in 2013 to honor the former history major President Doug Whitlock for his accomplishments and years of service to EKU. Each year it is given to an alumnus of the history and the history teaching program for their service and achievements since graduating from our programs.
The Kerney Adams Scholarship Award, named for our longtime EKU History Department Chair, is given annually to the department’s top rising senior History or History/Teaching major. Award Recipients
The Martha Ruth Burton Perry and Hollis Raymond Perry Memorial Scholarship is meant for a non-traditional undergraduate History or History Teaching major. (Click on link for instructions and application.) Award Recipients
The Quentin Begley Keen Award, named for a longtime EKU History Department faculty member, is given annually to the department’s top rising junior History or History/Teaching major. Award Recipients
Topmiller History Scholarship: beginning in December 2011 will be awarded to the top history M.A. student in HIS 800 for books. Award Recipients
Undergraduate & Graduate Award
The William Collins, Jr. Writing Award, given for the 'top research paper on the Graduate Level and the Undergraduate Level. Award Recipients
College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences (CLASS) Scholarships
The College of Letters, Arts, and Social Sciences (CLASS) has a number of scholarships and History majors are encouraged to apply. These scholarships include:
- Laura D. Kennamer Endowed Scholarship (Social & Behavioral Sciences)
- Layne-Wood Endowed Scholarship
- John McMillan Long Endowed Scholarship
Eastern offers a variety of awards to outstanding students who demonstrate the potential for superior academic performance. You can visit the EKU Academic Scholarship Program to find out about these opportunities.