2022 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.

  • Sandra Aparecida Rubianes Teijelo Sampaio
  • Irena Dragas Jansen
  • Tenni Littlewhiteman
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Osher Lifelong Learning Award (OLLI) 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.

  • Gabrielle Walker
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Best Senior Seminar Paper

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

  • Skyler David Hodell
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Charles and Polly Webber American History Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to rising juniors and seniors pursuing degrees in American History.

  • Katherine Kania
  • Elizabeth Powers
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Donald R. Barr Memorial Endowed Scholarship

To provide scholarships for history majors.

  • Roseann Eldardiri
  • Sean Simmons
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Friends of Historic Huntley (FOHH) Award

Awarded for the most outstanding research paper relating to the history of the Mason family. 

  • Andrew-David Herrera
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Gary and Eleanor Shumaker Endowed Scholarship for a High School History Instructor/Scholar

Awarded an 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.

  • Hunter Shenk
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George Mason Memorial Society Endowed Scholarship

Presented to an outstanding history major whose work and interests reflect the legacy of George Mason and the nature of human rights in society.

  • James Wells
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HFCI Scholarship Fund (Historic Fairfax City, Inc.)

Awarded to a student pursuing a history degree who is a resident of the City of Fairfax or Fairfax County.

  • Joseph Moore
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Page-Nelson Award in History

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

  • Shahir Mohsenyan
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Osher Lifelong Learning Award (OLLI)

Presented to outstanding history majors.

  • Sarah Bokaee
  • Michael Steven Daughtry
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Robert K. Hedrick, Jr. and Walter F. Huxley Endowed Scholarship

Awarded to a fulltime undergraduate history major.

  • Theresa N. Johnson
  • Nathan E. Walton
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Outstanding Undergraduate Award

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

  • Regina Keil
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