Emily V. Leonard History Memorial Scholarship


  • Incoming freshman, enrolled full-time
  • Minimum ACT composite of 23
  • Declared History Major
  • Demonstrated potential in the filed of History


$1,000 per year for four (4) years

Selection Process:

Recipients will be chosen by the Department of History Scholarship Committee

Applications and Inquiries:

Department Chair
Department of History
Western Illinois University
1 University Circle
Morgan Hall 438
Macomb, IL 61455

Is this Award or Scholarship Renewable?

Yes, up to three (3) years

What are the Criteria for Renewal?

  • Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Remain a History Major
  • Have taken at least two history courses during the previous academic year