A departmental prize in honor of Professor Emerita Professor William B. Scott, awarded annually for the best written, visual, or exhibition project in an American Studies course this year. Students need not be American Studies majors. The William B. Scott Award will be juried by the chair of American Studies in consultation with the two other faculty members. The winner will receive a monetary gift.
Three copies of the piece of work you wish to have considered by the American Studies department must be submitted to Peter Rutkoff at O'Connor House 203 or via Google Drive by Monday February 2, 2015.
An annual collegiate award for the student who has done the best work in American Studies. A proposed graduate program of study and evidence of leadership ability and character are required. The Dalton Prize provides significant support towards tuition for graduate work in American Studies and will be used within three years of graduation. Nomination forms are available through the link below and must be returned to Peter Rutkoff at O'Connor House 203, by Monday, February 2, 2015. (application required)
The Martin Family Fund provides support for students in American Studies to work independently. You may apply for up to $500 (with some extraordinary exceptions) for travel, research expenses, and equipment (which will belong to the program) including copy/photo/video costs 80% payable on submission of receipts. You will also file a three page report with photographic documentation (at the request of the Martin family) at the completion of the project. When you file the report you will receive the final 20% of your requested funds.