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It’s an exciting time for the History Department. Our faculty are receiving national recognition for the quality of their research and the excellence of their teaching. Our students are taking their place on the national stage – winning competitions, receiving prestigious scholarships, and finding new ways to connect their learning with the world around them.

Your generosity makes this vital work possible. Alumni and friends support every aspect of college life, making it possible for us to deal with present needs, and to plan for the future. Please read on to learn how you can help us build the future of the History Department at Georgia State University.

Ways to Make a Gift

Student Support

o Henry T. Malone Memorial Scholarship
o Robert W. Sellen Scholarship
o William C. and Loula Nixon Cantrell Scholarship
o Joseph O. Baylen Fellowship in History
o Ethel Illges Woodruff Fellowship in Southern History
o Jenny Thurston Fellowship in Historic Preservation
o Margaret Ewing Endowment for the Enrichment of Research in Family Oral Histories

Faculty Support

o The Ellen L. Evans History Faculty Enrichment Endowment
o The Copen Faculty Grant Fund
o Distinguished Professorships
o Professorships

Additionally, your support for the The Ellen L. Evans History Faculty Enrichment Endowment will help create an Endowed Chair.

Programatic Support

Your generous contribution to these department programs benefits not only history faculty and students, but opportunities for the entire University to participate in lectures by visiting lecturers of prestige in the field of history. 

o World History Lecture Series
o Dale Somers Memorial Lecture

Department Fund

The department welcomes support to our general department fund. Here, your contributions will go towards funding our highest needs areas. For example, you can help us provide monetary funding for our awards that currently are not endowed. These awards include:

o Carl Mauelshagen Memorial Award
o Phi Alpha Theta Award
o The John A. Alexander Memorial Award
o The John M. Matthews Distinguished Thesis and Dissertation Award
o The Dale Somers Memorial Award

Directing Gifts to Arts & Sciences

If you would like to give to Arts & Sciences now, either online, by phone, or by mail, please follow one of the links to the right.

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