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Department of History
University of Mississippi

The Larry Givens History Prize

Awarded to a rising junior history major.

This scholarship fund was established by Virgil and Maxine Givens of Effingham, IL, in memory of their son, Larry, (1941-1990) who taught Latin American history at the university from 1970 until his death in 1990. Following his death, Dr. Givens’ parents established an endowment to support this.

3.5 GPA overall (36 hours minimum, at least 15 hours in residence)
3.5 GPA in History
15 hours of total History credit and 9 hours at the 300-level or above.