Student Resources


Students are an essential part of the Western History Association. The association values the input and efforts of our graduate students and encourages you to join the Graduate Student Caucusapply for an award or volunteer with the association.


2017 Graduate Student Prize Recipients posing with President Stephen Aron. 

WHA Graduate Assistant Position

The Western History Association is accepting applications for a Graduate Assistant Position at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Visit the UNO Website for more information about their History Program and click the banner on the left for more information about the Graduate Assistant Position. UNO offers graduate courses in Native American and Indigenous history, Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Race and Ethnicity, the American West, Immigration, and other subjects in United States and Latin American history.

Click here to explore the WHA News Blog which lists dozens of student opportunities for scholarships, job opportunities, conference information, research funding, travel opportunities, and more! The WHA Office also posts academic opportunities on our social media sites. Click the links below to follow us!

Graduate Volunteer Opportunity

The Western History Association is seeking volunteers to work as Graduate Staff Members for its 58th Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Graduate Staff Members should be motivated, hard working, graduate students. Click here for more information.

Graduate Student Awards

The WHA offers many awards, prizes, and scholarships which directly benefit graduate students. Click the links below to learn more about each opportunity. 

Indian Student Conference Scholarship
Western History Association Graduate Student Prize
Sara Jackson Graduate Student Award
Walter Rundell Award
Robert Trennert-Peter Iverson Scholarship


Please visit the 2018 WHA Conference pages for more information on Graduate Student Resources. 


Sponsors and Partners


The WHA is hosted on the campus of the University of Nebraska at Omaha and benefits from the generous support of the College of Arts and Sciences.


Western History Association | University of Nebraska at Omaha | Department of History | 6001 Dodge Street | Omaha, NE 68182 | 

| (402) 554-5999 | westernhistoryassociation@gmail.com


The Western History Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.