Annual Scholarships Awarded to Students Pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in History
SOUTH CAROLINA COMMANDERY of the MILITARY ORDER OF FOREIGN WARS
The Department of History faculty select the junior with the highest GPA in History coursework for the South Carolina Commandery Award of the Military Order of Foreign Wars.
CPT CHRISTOPHER J. KENNY HISTORY SCHOLARSHIP AWARD FUND
James L. Kenny and Jacqueline M. Kenny present $500 and a special gift —in honor of their son CPT Christopher J. Kenny who was killed in action—to the history major who has shown the most enthusiasm and love of history during their four years of study at The Citadel.
Image: Mr. and Mrs. Kenny with Christopher Rose, recipient of the CPT CHRISTOPHER J. KENNY HISTORY AWARD, 2018.
FRANCIS MARION CUP
The Department of History faculty select the senior with the highest GPA in American History courses for The Francis Marion Cup, provided by the South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution.
H. L. GARY AWARD
THE CAPTAIN JOE WOFFORD EUBANKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
The Captain Joe Wofford Eubanks Memorial Scholarship was initiated in 1976 as the result of a contribution from his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.W. Eubanks. The fund was named in memory of Captain Joe Wofford Eubanks, Citadel Class of 1969, who gave his life in service of his country in Vietnam. Scholarships are available to history majors with out-of-state residence and financial need who possess attributes in accord with the high standards of The Citadel. The first award was made in 1977.
THE HARRY S. DENT AMERICANISM SCHOLARSHIP
The Harry S. Dent Americanism Scholarship was initiated in 1970 as the result of the efforts of Senator Strom Thurmond, as well as a grant from the John P. Gaty Charitable Trust. Mr. Dent was administrative assistant to Senator Thurmond from 1955-1965; advisor to the President of the United States, 1968-69; and a Washington correspondent for several South Carolina newspapers and radio stations. The Dent Committee awards this scholarship each spring to a worthy senior who submits a paper on a specific subject regarding Americanism. Cadets must be opposed to communism and must be strong advocates of the private, free enterprise, competitive system of government provided for in the U.S. Constitution. The first award was made in 1972.