2022 Student AwardsHistory and Art History

Graduate Awards

Evelyn Pugh Memorial Graduate Endowed Fellowship

To provide funding for a graduate fellowship in history.

  • Elizabeth Paynter
  • Melissa Velez Nazario
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Joseph and Dorothy Censer Graduate Endowed Fellowship

Awarded to a graduate student doing digital scholarship with the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

  • Daniel Howlett
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Josephine Pacheco Award for Best History M.A. Research Paper

Presented to the graduate history student who submits the best paper during the previous calendar year.

  • Melanie Laird
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Kurt Andrew Dodd Endowed Scholarship in History

Awarded to an exceptional fulltime graduate student in History.

  • Jayme Kurland
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Randy Beth Clarke Endowed Fellowship in U.S. History

Awarded to a graduate student who has an excellent academic record and has an interest in the Civil war era and/or women's history.

  • Rebecca Schgallis
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Rudolph and Louise Fishel Endowed Scholarship

Supports work at the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media.

  • LaQuanda Walters Cooper
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Academic Excellence in Art History

Presented to the graduating MA Art History major with the highest cumulative and major G.P.A.

  • Julia Wheeler
  • Laura White
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Outstanding Art History Project

Presented to an outstanding graduate student nominated by the faculty.

  • Roser Boltes Beard
  • Catherine Ellie Canning
  • Laura White
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Art History Graduate Student Leadership Award

Presented to an outstanding graduate student nominated by the faculty.

  • Catherine Ellie Canning
  • Kathleen Klingenberg
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Charles & Polly Webber American History Endowed Scholarship

Presented to an outstanding graduate student nominated by the faculty.

  • Cassandra Farrell
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Historic City of Fairfax Scholarship Fund

Awarded to an outstanding history student who is a resident of the City of Fairfax or Fairfax County.

  • Aleksandra Chernyak
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