Paul Nyhus Travel Grants

The Paul Nyhus Travel Grants are meant to support and encourage student research in advanced topic in history.
Professor Paul Nyhus (1935-2005)
Professor Paul Nyhus (1935-2005)

The Paul Nyhus Travel Grants are named in honor of Professor Paul Nyhus (1935-2005), a member of the Department of History from 1966 to 2004. Professor Nyhus also served as Acting Dean of Students in 1969, Dean of Students from 1970 to 1975 and Dean of the College from 1975 to 1980. These grants are intended to facilitate primary research in either an advanced seminar, an advanced independent study or an honors project in history.

  • Mini Nyhus Research Grants (normally capped at $250)
  • Small Nyhus Travel Grants (normally capped at $500)
  • Large Nyhus Travel Grants (normally capped at $4000)

Nyhus proposals will be reviewed by members of the history department, and in most cases, applicants are notified of the committee’s decision within three weeks.

Recent Nyhus Grant Awardees

See more past Nyhus Grant Recipients here.