Ida V. Hall and George Kohfeldt Endowed Scholarship in Southwest and Native American Studies

The Ida V. Hall and George Kohfeldt Scholarship in Southwestern Studies salutes an undergraduate or graduate student each year, for the student’s interest in and excellent scholarship in relation to the native American heritage of this region. Eligible students will be in Southwestern Studies and/or the numerous related disciplines, including, but not limited to, history, anthropology, political science, art, music, geography, Spanish, English, art history, and the history of cartography. Among the factors considered in the review of applicants are a history of involvement with the Native American community, a strong academic record, and demonstrated financial need. Please e-mail Dr. Sam Haynes at for a copy of an application form that must be uploaded as part of your application.

This generous recognition in the amount of $500, which was given by Ms. Ida Hall of Dallas and is presented through UTA’s Center for Greater Southwestern Studies. For information on applying for this award, including application process and deadline, please contact the director of the Center for Greater Southwestern Studies, Dr. Sam Haynes at

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Candidates must also submit two letters of recommendation from non-family members who are educators, mentors, supervisors, and/or community leaders with significant knowledge of the candidate’s academic achievements and/or community involvement.
  2. Explain your involvement with the Native American community.