Francis "Frank" Gevrier Guittard (1867-1950) left a historic family legacy at Baylor University, most notably in the history department, where in 1910 he helped organize the department and served as its Chair for about 40 years. Several awards have been established to honor his legacy and, in 2016, the Guittard-Verlander-Voegtle Endowed Scholarship for undergraduate history majors was created by Frank and Josie Guittard's descendants.
This award recognizes a distinquished work of original scholarship on any area of history, written by a current or emeritus member of the Baylor History Department, or by a graduate holding a degree in history from Baylor University. To view previous recipients and their books, see Past Recipients of the Guittard Book Award.
The Guittard Fellowshp is a first year full tuition and stipend awarded to the top M.A. student and top Ph.D. student. See Recent Guittard Fellowship Recipients here.
Prof. Francis G. Guittard