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Scholarship and award recipients 2015

History Department

History and Social Science Scholarships

Minot State University offers a variety of scholarship opportunities. For general scholarship applications and information, please visit the MSU Financial Aid Office. Note that the dealine to apply for scholarships for the academic year falls during the previous spring semester, so that to receive a scholarship beginning in August 2018 you must apply for MSU financial aid by Thursday, February 15, 2018.

In addition to university scholarships, history and history education majors are eligible for specific program and division scholarships. The application deadline for these scholarships is 4:30 PM on Thursday, February 15, 2018. You must complete both a MSU Financial Aid application and (in some cases) a Free Application for Federal Student Aid by that deadline in addition to completely a scholarship application. Select the scholarships named below to access details and application information.

History Scholarships: The N. M. Lillehaugen Scholarship promotes and rewards the serious study of history. This scholarship award is based on a student's demonstrated academic promise.

Social Science Division Scholarships: The Paul Morison Scholarship and the Social Science Scholarship promote and reward the serious study of disciplines within the social sciences, including the discipline of history.

Please remember that you must complete the Returning Students 2018-2019 MSU Scholarship and Awards Program Application by the February 15, 2018 deadline to be eligible for these scholarships. That application is available at through the link at

Scholarship and Award Recipients for 2017-2018

Carla Barnes

Distinguished Achievement in History (B.A.)

Michaela Brost

N. M. Lillehaugen Scholarship
Social Science Endowment Scholarship

Bran Goetsch

Distinguished Achievement in History

Hunter Handzus

Dr. Paul Morrison Scholarship

Jessica Klassen 

Social Science Endowment Scholarship

Colin Olson

Virginia George Scholarship

Aracelis Rivera

Outstanding Senior in History (B.S.E.)
MSU OUtstanding Student in Teacher Education (secondary level)