All award recipients of department awards and scholarship are selected by committee. There is no application process.
David Beers Quinn Award in History
Established in 1978 to recognize outstanding scholarship in the discipline. In 1986, named in honor of a distinguished former professor of history.
2018: Caitlin Schoen
Alison Quinn Award in History
Established in 1984 in honor of his wife by David Beers Quinn to benefit students who demonstrate an interest in history and specializing in the subject.
2018: Megan Root
The Betty W. Briscoe Award
Provided by the John Hanson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (Calvert County) to a Calvert County history major.
2018: Angela Cruz
The Colton History Award
Provided by the Major William Thomas Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (St. Mary’s County) to a deserving history student.
2018: Joseph Wade Turner
The May Russell Historical Achievement Award
Given by the St. Mary’s County Historical Society for an outstanding paper on some aspect of St. Mary’s County history or early Maryland history from the 17th century through the Civil War.
2018: Samuel Commes