Support History

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Gifts to the Department of History support exciting student and faculty research, guest speakers, thesis research trips, special colloquia and other events. Every gift, large or small, furthers our educational mission and cements our standing as one of the nation’s preeminent liberal arts institutions.

Support the History Department

Ways to Give

  • Give online through our secure donation page.
  • Mail your check, made out to the George Washington University and with “Department of History” in the memo line, to

The George Washington University
P.O. Box 98131
Washington, DC 20077-9756

  • Call the GW Division of Development and Alumni Relations at 1-800-789-2611 to make a donation by phone.

Benjamin Young

"The scholars and specialists at GW are world-class, and the D.C. region offers an incredible number of resources. I feel fortunate to have had the opportunity to study here.

Benjamin Young
PhD '18