2020 Student AwardsHistory and Art History

Undergraduate Awards

Academic Excellence in Art History

Presented to the graduating art history major with the highest cumulative and major G.P.A.

  • Faith Myrick
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Page-Nelson Award in History

Awarded to an outstanding history major intending to pursue history as a career.

  • John Henry
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Osher Lifelong Learning Scholarship in Art History

Presented to the undergraduate student whose written projects throughout his or her undergraduate career in Art History have consistently shown high achievement in original research and writing.

  • Julia Wheeler
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Donald R. Barr Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Presented to a graduating history major with exceptionally high cumulative and major GPAs.

  • Zachary Arlt
  • Holly F Steigerwald
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Charles and Polly Webber American History Endowed Scholarship

Presented to outstanding junior or senior history majors with exceptionally high cumulative and major GPAs who have completed a minimum of 12 hours in history at George Mason.

  • Jessica S Burgess
  • Brenna Reilley
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Osher Lifelong Learning Award

Presented to outstanding history majors.

  • Patricia Mikell
  • Sarah Petroff
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Robert K. Hedrick Jr. and Walter F. Huxley Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a fulltime undergraduate history major who exhibits outstanding academic progress.

  • Colin Francis Pendergast
  • Benjamin Warsocki
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Evelyn Pugh Outstanding Undergraduate Woman Award

Presented to an outstanding junior or senior woman history major who has completed a minimum of 15 hours in history at George Mason.

  • Lillian Poole
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Outstanding Senior Research Paper

Presented for the best paper from all sections of the capstone course, History 499: Senior Seminar during the previous calendar year.

  • Erik John Stafira
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George Mason Memorial Society Endowed Scholarship

Presented to an outstanding history major, giving consideration to his or her cumulative grade point average, academic record within the history major, and the ways in which his or her work and interests reflect on the legacy of George Mason and the nature of human rights in society.

  • Abhinav Mishra
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Gary and Eleanor Shumaker Endowed Scholarship

Awarded annually to an outstanding undergraduate History major who intends to pursue graduate work in history at Mason in order to obtain certification as a secondary school social studies teacher.

  • Karen Nguyen
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Historic Fairfax City Scholarship Fund

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

  • Patricia Mikell
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