Department Awards & Fellowships
The History Department offers a number of awards and fellowship opportunities.
- The Allen Davis Endowed Fellowship in Public History is awarded to an incoming PhD student who is interested in public history.
- The Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy Awards provides several additional fellowships and grants to students in the History PhD program.
- The Jeffrey Bower Research Award is given to a Temple University graduate student of military or diplomatic history. Preference is given to students who incorporate a study of technology into their work.
- The John Votaw Research Award is an endowed research award for Temple graduate students of diplomatic and military history, with preference for students studying military history.
- The Marvin Wachman Fellowship in Force and Diplomacy is awarded to a Temple University graduate student working in the history of U.S. foreign relations.
- The Sergeant Major William F. Berger Prize Endowed Fellowship for War and Society is made possible by the generosity of Joseph Eble, who received his MA in History from Temple in 1997. Eble previously earned a graduate degree from the U.S. Naval War College in National Security and Strategic Studies, and he served in the U.S. Navy for 21 years before retiring as a commander. Fellows receive a stipend, and they work to advance the History Department’s concentration in War and Society, a vital dimension of the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy.
- The Thomas J. Davis Endowed Fellowship in Diplomacy and Foreign Relations is made possible by the generosity of Todd Davis, who received his PhD in History from Temple in 2002 and served as the first graduate assistant for development for the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy. Fellows receive a stipend and are dedicated to advancing the Center for the Study of Force and Diplomacy.