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Dean's Scholarship

The Dean's Scholarship is open to continuing students who have declared a major and completed 60 credit hours, of which 30 hours must have been completed at NKU. The minimum cumulative GPA is 3.50.

The amount of the scholarship varies. It is awarded for one academic year, excluding summer sessions.

An online application is available through the Office of Student Financial Assistance.


Ed & Betty Foster Endowed Scholarship

The Ed & Betty Foster Endowed Scholarship provides support for students who have declared History as their major.

Both incoming students and continuing students are eligible for this scholarship:

  • All students must: (1) be a declared History major; and (2) be a resident of the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
  • In addition, incoming student requirements include: (1) admission to NKU; (2) a minimum 23 ACT score; and (3) a high school graduation GPA in the top 25% of their graduating class.
  • In addition, continuing student requirements include: (1) being enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours during the award period; and (2) a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

The amount of the scholarship varies. It is awarded for one academic year, excluding summer sessions.

An online application is available through the Office of Student Financial Assistance.


Mark R. Herrmann Scholarship

The Mark R. Herrmann Scholarship is presented each year to a deserving undergraduate History major. This scholarship was established through the generosity of Mrs. Dorothy Herrmann in memory of her son.

To be eligible, a student must: (1) be enrolled for a minimum of 12 semester hours during the semester of application; (2) have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25; (3) be a declared history major with junior standing (minimum 61 credit hours); and (4) have at least 30 credit hours completed at NKU.

The amount of the scholarship varies. It is awarded for one academic year, excluding summer sessions.

An online application is available through the Office of Student Financial Assistance.


W. Frank Steely Endowed History Scholarship

The W. Frank Steely Endowed History Scholarship is presented each year to a deserving senior History major

The amount of the scholarship varies. It is awarded for one academic year, excluding summer sessions.

An online application is available through the Office of Student Financial Assistance.

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Need more information? Contact us!

Awards Committee Chair

Dr. Andrea Watkins
432 Landrum Academic Center
watkinsan@nku.edu | (859) 572-7708

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