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Scholarships: Hope College
Department of History

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For Admitted Students

Ramaker Scholarship
Provides financial assistance to an entering student with demonstrated academic achievement and leadership potential, intending to major in history. Deadline: March 1, announcement by April 10.

Application: Write an essay of no more than one page outlining your career goals. Submit a paper written for a history course, preferably an Advanced Placement or honors course.

Submit to:
Professor Marc Baer
Chair, Department of History
Hope College
Holland, MI 49423
e-mail: baer@hope.edu
phone: 616.395.7589

Hope College thanks Mildred Kemme and Roy and Penny Lumsden for their generosity in funding the Ramaker Scholarship.
For Current Hope Students

Summer and Academic Year Research Scholarships
These scholarships are designed to help support a student who is engaged in individual or collaborative research with a member of the History department faculty. They are more likely to be awarded to a rising junior or senior. Contact the chairperson of the department, Professor Marc Baer, for further information.

  • History Department
    Student Research Scholarship

    Hope College thanks the estate of Janet Mulder for establishing this scholarship, which funds History student research.

  • Blockstacker History Student Scholarship
    Hope College is grateful to Jeff Bates, co-founder of Blockstacker, for providing this scholarship, which emphasizes using technology in the application of history.

  • Pagenkopf History Research Scholarship
    Hope College thanks Kristin and Michael Pagenkopf for their generosity in funding these summer and academic year research scholarships.

Michael B. Petrovich Memorial Scholarship
A scholarship to aid students who plan to spend a semester or year studying abroad, and who will spend all or part of the study period in eastern Europe including Russia and the states of the former Soviet Union (first preference) or western Europe (second preference). The recipient will be chosen according to the following criteria: academic achievement, place of study and travel, and financial need. Interested students should obtain application forms from the Fried International Center or the Department of History, which administers the scholarship. Deadline: April 15 for a program starting next fall semester and October 15 for a program starting next spring semester. Click here for the application form.





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