Department Scholarships/Fellowships

Thinking about majoring in history and looking for a little financial help?

You may be eligible to receive one of the following scholarships.  All are worth $1000 per year, except the Prewett Scholarship, which is worth $2000 per year.

Francis Carl Prewett Scholarship ($2000/year, renewable)

  • Open to students majoring in History, English, Philosophy, or Psychology, who graduated from Rolla, St. James, or Newburg High School.  
  • Application required. Please contact Linda Sands in the English and Technical Communication Department

Alumni-Faculty-Friends Scholarship ($1000/year)

  • You must be a history major to be eligible for this award. This scholarship is awarded based on grade point average (GPA), class rank, ACT or SAT scores, with financial need used as a secondary consideration.
  • No need to apply; this award is automatically matched to your account based on whether you have met certain criteria.

Marvin R. Cain Scholarship ($1000/year)

  • You must be a history major to be eligible for this award. This scholarship is awarded based on grade point average (GPA), class rank, ACT or SAT scores, with financial need used as a secondary consideration. Awardees are nominated by the history and political science department’s faculty committee.
  • No need to apply; this award is automatically matched to your account based on whether you have met certain criteria.

Maxwell C. Weiner Scholarship ($1000/year)

  • You must be a student enrolled in the history and political science program to be eligible for this award.
  • No need to apply; this award is automatically matched to your account based on whether you have met certain criteria.

Stonehenge Scholarship ($1000/year)

  • You must be a history major to be eligible for this award. This scholarship is awarded based on grade point average (GPA), class rank, ACT or SAT scores, with financial need used as a secondary consideration. Awardees are nominated by the history and political science department’s faculty committee.
  • No need to apply; this award is automatically matched to your account based on whether you have met certain criteria met.

For more information about these scholarships, email the History and Political Science Department at hist-ps@mst.edu.