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The Department of History has many programs, awards and scholarships. 

If you donate today, please designate your gift to any of the following funds: the History Enhancement Gift, the Center for Historical Studies, the Merrill Dissertation Award, the Smith Prize in Political History or the History Scholarship.

By Check:
Please print this form, and mail it to the included address. If you have any questions or would like to discuss pledges or endowments, please contact Laura Brown at 301-405-6339 or

Online Giving:
Please visit the university's giving website at, and designate your gift to any of the funds listed above. Here's how:

  1. Go to
  2. Scroll over the “College/Schools” banner and select "College of Arts & Humanities"
  3. Under “Choose A Giving Opportunity” to the left of the screen, enter the name of the fund and click the “Search” button
  4. Click “Give Now”

Your gift will enhance the lives and futures of tomorrow's leaders!

For more information on other ways to give a gift to the Department of History, please visit the College of Arts and Humanities website. All donations to the Department of History are tax deductible.