The department of history rewards excellence with four student awards:
- Barbara Donner Monteith Memorial Scholarship
- C. Kevin Hasson History Scholarship
- Mary Susan Sieber Memorial Award
- Braatz-Starr Award
The awards, which include a certificate and a monetary sum, are announced in the spring and presented at the University awards ceremony.
Students can also be inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the history honors society. The list of students who were admitted are found here.
Dr. Barbara Donner-Monteith joined UW Oshkosh faculty in 1926 and was head of the history department. She retired in 1956. She died at the age of 82 in 1974.
This award honors her memory of Dr. Donner-Monteith. It was established to recognize scholarship in history at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. It is presented annually to an outstanding member of the junior class who is majoring in history.
|2013/14||Cory Vander Heiden|
|2011/12||Kyle J. Moerchen|
|2010/11||David M. Rice|
|2008/09||Jared R. Stroik|
|2007/08||James L. Morgan and Michael W. Morrissey|
|2006/07||Cheryl K. Davis|
|2005/06||Aaron T. Vandermause|
|2004/05||Gottfried A. Haas|
|2003/04||Andrew T. Osborne|
|2002/03||Nathan J. Hazen and Gwen C. Verkuilen|
|2001/02||Julie B. Kellesvig and Ryan W. Marthaler|
|2000/01||Ryan C. Farnsworth and Jessica A. Sawinski|
|1999/00||Monica M. Newberry|
|1996/97||Sheri Bodoh and Philip Lont|
|1995/96||Billie Craig and Mathew Aslakson|
|1994/95||Julie Vanalstine and Scott Blader|
|1993/94||Annette Resop and Katherine Frasheski|
|1992/93||Kathryn Brasier and Melanie Krause|
|1991/92||Brenda Freeman and Mark Poeschl|
|1990/91||Thomas Rice and Karen Woelfel|
|1989/90||Michelle Jensen and Tad Mandeik|
|1988/89||Diane Conrad and Michael Fearing|
|1987/88||Andrea Olson and Mark Robinson|
|1986/87||Lori Krueger and Heidi Vowels|
|1979/80||Marla M. Knuettel and Bruce R. Winchester|
|1977/78||Mary T. Griedl|
|1977/78||Robert F. Brux|
C. Kevin Hasson received his Master of Arts Degree in history from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh in 1985. He was born in 1954 and died of cancer in 1987. A memorial was established by the history department in his name.
It was established to recognize research and writing that contribute to the history discipline. Qualifications include: history major, junior or senior standing, a GPA above 3.75, and "determination to continue the search for historical truth as a teacher, scholar professional, or enlightened citizen."
|2011/12||Tracy M. Wilichowski|
|2010/11||Emily r. Mittelman|
|2009/10||Jean M. Westerhaus|
|2008/09||Kelli C. Nugent|
|2007/08||Craig T. Lakatos|
|2006/07||Sara Y. Al-Bitar|
|2005/06||Erik D. Marker|
|2004/05||Heather E. Freund|
|2003/04||Kelly L. Bezio|
|2002/03||Ryan W. Marthaler|
|2001/02||Deanna M. Bahti|
|2000/01||Chris W. Roelke|
|1988/89||Maggie Kam Mei Kee|
This award is presented by Dr. And Mrs. George W. Sieber and friends in memory of their daughter who completed two years of classes at UWO and died in an automobile accident in 1989. It was established to encourage students to continue their university education, once begun.
It is awarded to undergraduate history majors or minors who have registered or affirm their intention to register at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh for the following Fall semester.
|2001/02||Becky L. Fromfeld|
|2000/01||Leila B. Holton|
|1999/00||Kyle A. Nabilcy|
|1993/94||Paul Stellpflug and Todd Lynnwood|
Dr. Werner Braatz and Dr. Joseph Starr were two long-time faculty members of the history department at UW Oshkosh.
This award honors the academic achievement of a senior history major.
|2011/12||Ross M. Bartelt|
|2010/11||Sara J. Willkomm|
|2008/09||Anthony D. Piestch|
|2007/08||Aaron J. Huebner|
|2006/07||Linsey E. Keller|
|2005/06||Katie J. Miskowiak|
|2004/05||Michael S. Wehrley|
|2003/04||Becky L. Fromfeld and Sarah A. Lewandowski|
|2002/03||Christopher G. Tanner|
|2001/02||Wyatt F. Jones|