Scholarships & Awards

HIST 491 Research Paper Prize (2)

This prize is awarded to the two research papers written in the HIST 491 Research Seminar that demonstrate the most significant scholarly achievement. This course is a requirement for all history majors and the prize considers papers completed during the previous two semesters.

  • Monetary Award: $250 and a book prize
  • Eligibility: Students who have successfully completed HIST 491
  • Application: Faculty who would like to nominate a student should submit his or her paper to the History Department office. Students can also nominate themselves by submitting the application form, an electronic version to history@wpo.cso.niu.edu in addition to the paper essay to the History Department office.