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Awards and Prizes

AWARDS AND PRIZES

Eligibility requirements and application instructions are sent to current History majors through the History Undergraduate Listserv. 

 

Honors Theses Awards:

  • Carey McWilliams Award is to recognize the best History Honors Thesis.  The Award winner(s) will be announced at the departmental reception on Commencement Day.
  • Mary Ritter Beard Award is for the best research paper dealing with the subject of History/Gender Studies in the UCLA History class.  The Award winner(s) will be announced at the departmental reception on Commencement Day.

 

Travel Awards:

  • Travel Awards (includes Teo Ruiz Travel Award) are scholarship awards for students going on a UCLA History Travel Summer Program.
  • The Paul Padilla Memorial Undergraduate Travel Fund Award is to support student travel to archives to conduct historical research or to participate in study abroad opportunities offered through the department of history.