Scholarships and Awards

The College of Humanities and Sciences offers more than 100 scholarship opportunities to currently enrolled students annually. The system features a searchable database of opportunities and details the requirements for each. The application process opens early January and closes late February.

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Student Yelyzaveta Shevchenko and her essay award with Professor George Munro

Of the scholarships and awards in the College of Humanities and Sciences database, those listed below are offered to undergraduate students through the history department. The majority of them are supported by, or endowed in honor of, former members of our faculty, in a tangible representation of their deep commitment to VCU and to history as discipline. If you have a question about your scholarship or scholarship application status, please email

Visit the Scholarship and Award Archives to view the names of past scholarship/award recipients.

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