History Scholarships & Financial Aid
During your time at Baker, you will be eligible for various types of financial aid and scholarships. General academic scholarships and scholarships for participation in campus activities are awarded starting your freshman year. Departmental scholarships awarded for academic excellence are awarded annually at the Honors Symposium, held each spring. Each scholarship stipulates in which year of study you are eligible.
You may be eligible for state, federal and private loans and grants throughout your college career. To learn about the types of financial aid available to you and the application process, visit the financial aid page.
Scholarships in Your First Year
See participation awards to learn what is available to incoming freshmen and transfer students.
Based on your high-school GPA and ACT or SAT scores, you also may be eligible for one of several general academic scholarships. See general academic scholarships to learn about what is available to you in your first year.
Scholarships in Subsequent Years of Study
As you delve further into your studies, departmental scholarships for academic success are awarded. The recipients of almost all of these awards are announced each year at the Honors Symposium, held toward the end of the spring semester.
The Department of History, Culture and Society gives these awards with financial prizes to be applied to the following year's tuition:
- Mildred Hunt Riddle Departmental Recognition Scholarship for Social Sciences
- Dorothy J. and James F. Hilgenberg Scholarship
- Gilbert and Martha Jane Lewis Ferguson Scholarship
- Brune Memorial Scholarship