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Awards

The History Department awards a number of medals and grants to outstanding undergraduates. For detailed information see the Chair of the History Department.

Paul Aron Award
For the best undergraduate research paper.

Bernard Bellush Service Award
For social service as well as scholarship.

Charles T. Cromwell Award
For a senior History major with the highest average in History.

Baily W. Diffie Award
For outstanding work in a core course.

Carl Dunat Scholarship
To help support future studies.

Joan Kelly Prize
For the best essay written in an elective course in History.

Oscar Lloyd Meyerson Prize
For the best Honors essay.

Sidney I. Pomerantz Prize
For the best essay on the history of New York City written in an elective course.

J. Salwyn Shapiro Award
For a senior who has done outstanding work in European History.

General Tremain Prize
For a student who writes the best essay on some aspect of American History related to the Civil War.

Joseph E. Wisan Prize
For the best essay on 20th century American History written in an elective course.

The Leslie Steigman Bayor Scholarship
Established by Ronald H. Bayor in memory of his wife, Leslie Steigman Bayor '67E.
For a senior History major who has done outstanding work in the field of American History.