Prizes and Awards

Entries must be received by March 1, 2024

The Gordon Morris Bakken Scholarship in Western History in the amount of $500 will be awarded to a graduate student in history researching the Trans-Mississippi West.  Applications must detail the research questions, the agenda including travel to archives, and probable date of completion. Applications must include:  1). a resume, which includes the name of the school and year the applicant was inducted into Phi Alpha Theta and 2).  Two (2) letters of recommendation.  Applicants must be verified members of Phi Alpha Theta to be eligible.  Previous winners are not eligible to apply.

Applications should be sent to:

Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue, SOC107
Tampa, Florida 33620-8100

Fax: (813) 974-8215

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all required documentation is received by the competition deadline. Incomplete applications or those submitted after the deadline or by individuals whose membership in Phi Alpha Theta cannot be verified will not be considered for the competition.