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Achievement Awards and Essay Contest

Achievement Awards   I   Essay Contest

Each year, the Department of History presents awards for essay composition and scholastic achievement. Read below for qualifications and application information.

The Annual Scholastic Achievement Awards

Each year the Department presents two academic achievement awards. The Hans Morrow Junior Award honors the most outstanding junior. The Senior with the Highest GPA Award honors the graduating senior with the highest cumulative GPA.

The Annual Department of History Essay Contest

Entrants must be declared history undergraduates (teaching major or minor, academic major or minor). Their entries may be from any University of Utah history course but all entries must be typed, double-spaced with proper footnotes and bibliographies. Neither the student's name nor any other identifying information can appear on any page of the essay.

Entries for the Department’s essay contest must be submitted via email to Amarilys Scott at by 5:00 PM on the first Monday in April.  Please title your email "Annual Essay Contest." Include in the body of the email the student’s name, uNID, email address, essay title, and the title of the course for which it was written.


Last Updated: 5/24/17