Student Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards Available (Students may apply for awards through their MyGCSU Account via the Scholarship Application System link.)

Dr. Bob Wilson Scholarship - The Department of History and Geography awards the Bob Wilson Scholarship each year to a rising junior history major (or minor) with a GPA of  3.5 or higher who is judged by the Department to best represent the spirit of  engagement in the pursuit of history with preference given to a student focused on local or public history, wherever they may find it.  The award honors Prof. Bob Wilson, much beloved and valued by students, colleagues and the community for his scholarly passion for the history of Milledgeville, Georgia, for his wit and wisdom, and for his unrivaled collegiality.

  • Daughters of American Revolution Scholarship (Public History)
  • Joseph Steelman Scholarship
  • Lala Carr Steelman Scholarship

Other Opportunities for Students

  • Phi Alpha Theta – History Honor Fraternity
  • William Ivy Hair Scholarship available to history students interested in Study Abroad. Please contact for more info.