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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has new funding available to support student research in the field of African American history.

Thomas J. Rowland

The Thomas J. Rowland African American History Grant will provide up to $500 for summer research supplies and expenses. Interested full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing should apply by 5 p.m. April 18.

During a distinguished career at UW Oshkosh, Thomas Rowland advanced to the rank of senior lecturer II on the merits of his high-quality teaching and a successful record of scholarly publications. He was a favorite among students and the excellence of his instruction was recognized by the University with the Edward Penson Distinguished Teaching Award in 2008. He is the author of several published works, including biographies of Gen. George B. McClellan and President Ulysses S. Grant.

Questions? Contact Stephen Kercher, director of University Research and Creativity, at or (920) 424-7158.

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