The Alfred E. Golz Memorial Lecture
Alfred E. Golz Lecture Fund was established by Ronald A. Golz '56 in 1970 in memory of his father. This fund is used to support a lecture by an eminent historian or humanitarian to be scheduled close to the November 21 birthday of Alfred E. Golz. Past Golz lecturers have included Peter Duus, Adam Hochschild, Peter Hayes, Lizbeth Cohen, Natalie Zemon Davis, James McPherson, Jonathan Spence, Ira Berlin, Friedrich Katz and David Brion Davis.
Paul Nyhus Travel Grants
Travel grants established in the name of Professor Paul Nyhus (1935-2005). These grants are intended to facilitate primary research by History majors enrolled in either Honors or an Independent Study. There are two types of grants, a smaller one intended for short travel within the US and a larger one that supports longer endeavors.
Sherman David Spector of the Class of 1950 Fellowship for Graduate Study in History and Teaching
These fellowships are designed to assist seniors interested in pursuing a career in history or the teaching of history. Spector Fellowships are open to senior history majors and alumni/ae who majored in history at Bowdoin.
Bowdoin Mini-Grants for Research
These Bowdoin-wide grants support academic year undergraduate research and travel. There are three separate awards:
Applications are considered monthly and are due on the 15th of every month. more »
The Grua/O'Connell Research Award
A travel award for honors students, regardless of discipline, to support student travel that will substantially enhance students’ honors projects or research being conducted under the mentorship of a faculty member. Awards can also be used to defray the expenses of materials. Typically, two grants of up to $2000 are made per year. The deadline for the 2011-2012 academic year is September 29, 2011 at noon. more »