Scholarship Opportunities

Internal Fellowships

The Department of History is in the process of developing a line of fellowships of its own to support talented and ambitious undergraduate students. We expect applications to open in the academic year 201718 and will add information to this page as soon as it becomes available./ At this stage, the department expects to implement awards and grants of a considerable variety:

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Writing in History Undergraduate Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of a historical paper by undergraduate majors and non-majors. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Writing in History Junior/Senior Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of a paper by junior and senior students in the department. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Digital-Online Undergraduate Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of an undergraduate paper presented in the digital format by junior and senior students in the department. Preference shall be given to projects involving use of collections in the FIU museums. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Digital-Online Graduate Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of a graduate paper presented in the digital format by majors in the department. Preference shall be given to projects involving the use of collections in the FIU museums. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Darden Pyron American Cultural History Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of an undergraduate or graduate paper by majors in the department. Preference shall be given to projects involving American / Southern History, Queer History, and/or Biography. Awarded annually to subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

Noble David Cook Colonial Atlantic History Fellowship Instituted to support the writing of a graduate paper by majors in the department addressing issues in colonial Atlantic History. Preference shall be given to projects involving demographic history in the Atlantic, the history of Atlantic diseases, and/or Andean Ethnohistory. Awarded annually to subsidize subsidize the acquisition or reproduction of archival materials, library or archival research trips, and/or the revision and copy editing of outstanding paper drafts.

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University-Wide Scholarships

Florida International University maintains a comprehensive scholarship database for its students that is updated frequently. Check here to find out what grants and fellowship applications are open. Additionally, multiple external online listings like Scholarships & Grants offer information on nation-wide and international funding competitions.

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Pathways to the Professoriate Program (HSI/Pathways).

The HSI/Pathways program aims to prepare undergraduates in the humanities and related fields to pursue a career in the professoriate through engaged mentorship, opportunities to participate in research, a summer program focused on methodology in the humanities and social sciences, and a collaborative cross institutional conference focused on students’ research. Undergraduate students in their third year are eligible to apply. Click here for details and instructions.