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  • Academic Scholarship
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    April 1
    Sponsor: George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 and be enrolled in associate in science or associate in arts. Students must be first-time freshmen and provide two letters of recommendation from non-relatives.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
    Selma, AL 36703-2808

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  • ACC English Department Scholarship
    $500
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    Sponsor: Alvin Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current ACC students enrolled in an English course. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3110 Mustang Road
    Alvin, TX 77511-4898

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  • Advanced Manufacturing/Wind Turbine Technology Dual Enrollment Scholarship
    $100
    February 25
    Sponsor: Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating high school seniors who have completed one of the following dual enrollment classes that are transferrable to one of the above programs: English, Technical Math 1, Pre-Calculus, and/or Calculus. Students must have enrolled in either of the above programs.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 Dabney Drive
    Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1000

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  • Agnes Colton-Frances B Huston Undergraduate Scholarship
    $1,400-$4,400
    February 1
    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be upcoming full-time female senior students majoring in English in either literary studies or English secondary education with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students must also demonstrate financial need to receive this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • Al and Abbie Rose Memorial English Scholarship
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    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be transfer students majoring in English with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • Allen W. and Barbara H. Ferrin Endowed Scholarship
    $2000
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    Sponsor: Palm Beach Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen with a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and a minimum SAT score of 1250 or ACT score of 28. Students must be majoring in english, history, political science, pre-law or philosophy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    901 S. Flagler Drive
    West Palm Beach, FL 33401

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  • Alma Arbuckle Scholarship
    $2000 - $3000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a GSC student majoring in library science or in English. Students must submit the required documents to the admissions office by February 15 for which they will be reviewed continuously for priority consideration.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Arts and Letters Awards for International Students
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    Sponsor: Dickinson State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be international students majoring, minoring, or participating in art, communication, English, music, or theater and submit a sample of work. Students must be accepted to DSU and be enrolled full time (at least 12 hours per semester). Applicants must maintain good academic and financial standing and complete the DSU Heritage Foundation Scholarship application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    291 Campus Drive
    Dickinson, ND 58601-4896

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  • Arts and Letters Awards for New Students
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    Sponsor: Dickinson State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be new students majoring, minoring, or participating in art, communication, English, music, or theater and submit a sample of work. Students must be accepted to DSU and be enrolled full time (at least 12 hours per semester). Applicants must maintain good academic and financial standing and complete the DSU Heritage Foundation Scholarship application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    291 Campus Drive
    Dickinson, ND 58601-4896

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  • Arts and Letters Awards for Returning Students
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    Sponsor: Dickinson State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be returning students majoring, minoring or participating in art, communication, English, music or theater and submit a sample of work. Students must be accepted to DSU and be enrolled full time (at least 12 hours per semester). Applicants must maintain good academic and financial standing and complete the DSU Heritage Foundation Scholarship application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    291 Campus Drive
    Dickinson, ND 58601-4896

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  • Athena Macris DeFabo Memorial Book Endowment
    $840
    May 15
    Sponsor: Harford Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time (12+ credits) in the English AA or Philosophy AA program with a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA. Students must be prior recipients of the Alfred C. O'Connell Scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Thomas Run Rd
    Bel Air, MD 21015-1698

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  • Ayme Eichler Memorial English Scholarship
    $500
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English. Students must be entering junior or senior year and must have at least a 3.0 GPA or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Barbara M. Colavecchio Transfer Scholarship
    $55000
    April 1, 2022
    Sponsor: Community College of Rhode Island

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater and must be transferring to a four-year college or university pursuing a Liberal Arts degree. Students must have completed at least six credits in literature and must be selecting English or secondary English as a major. Applicants must have financial needs.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    400 East Ave
    Warwick, RI 02886-1807

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  • Berchman T. Carville Memorial
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    Sponsor: Angelo State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate students who have completed at least 30 credit hours at ASU in an academic year and must be pursuing their first bachelor's degree. Students must be English majors and must maintain an overall institutional GPA of 3.0 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2601 W. Avenue N
    San Angelo, TX 76909

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  • Bernice E. Stiner Scholarship
    $500
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    Sponsor: Fresno City College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female students pursuing an Associate of Arts degree in library technology, literature, or creative writing. Students must have completed 12 credit units with a minimum GPA of 2.75.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741

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  • Betsy Ross Rankin Memorial English Scholarship
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    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be English majors with demonstrated financial need and a minimum GPA of 3.5. Students must have completed at least 60 credits.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • Betty Favre Memorial English Scholarship
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    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be FSU English majors.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • Betty McDavid Library Technology Scholarship
    $500
    February 17
    Sponsor: Diablo Valley College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be DVC continuing or transferring students. Students must demonstrate financial need, community service and major in Library Sciences, English or Creative Writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    321 Golf Club Rd
    Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

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  • Betty Zolot Scholarship Endowment in Creative Writing
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students of English department.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Bill Gove Scholarship
    $5,000
    April
    Sponsor: National Speakers Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    1500 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85281

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  • Bree Elizabeth Miller Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Henderson County

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application. Students must submit an application detailing their employment history, volunteer experience, extracurricular involvement, academic performance and financial information.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 1108
    Hendersonville, NC 28793

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  • Briles English Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in English. Students must demonstrate exemplary performance in their coursework, dedication to the discipline, a strong work ethic and enthusiasm for the major

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • C and S Jacobs English Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors majoring in English.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Carnegie English Essay Contest Scholarship
    $2,500
    March 1
    Sponsor: Lake Forest College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first-year students who plan to study English either through the literature or creative writing track. Applicants must participate in the annual Carnegie English Essay Contest.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    555 N Sheridan Road
    Lake Forest, IL 60045-2399

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  • Carol Carpenter Memorial Endowed Writing Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Oakland University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students in the college of arts and sciences whose major is within the department of English. Students who demonstrate an interest in poetry will be given preference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2200 North Squirrel Road
    Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401

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  • Carolyn, Alvina and Wayne Boles Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Emporia State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be outstanding students majoring in English. If applicants meet the criteria they will automatically be considered. No additional application is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 Kellogg Circle
    Emporia, KS 66801-5415

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  • Cavett Robert Scholarship
    Varies
    April
    Sponsor: National Speakers Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.

    How to apply: Applications are available online or by written request.

    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    1500 S. Priest Drive
    Tempe, AZ 85281

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  • Charles G. Weekes English Endowment Fund
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English with an interest in creative writing. Students must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Charles J. Abeles Memorial
    $100
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    Sponsor: Ocean County College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students demonstrating outstanding aptitude in languages, literature or philosophy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    College Drive
    Toms River, NJ 08754-2001

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  • Christine Green Endowed Scholarship
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    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Clair and Bea Johnson Scholarship at Chandler-Gilbert Community College
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    Sponsor: GateWay Community College-Central City

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S Citizens enrolled at Chandler-Gilbert Community College with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must be residents of Arizona majoring in communication or English and enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester that demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1245 E Buckeye
    Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101

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  • Communication and Language Arts Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Gannon University

    Eligibility: Applicants must have an outstanding performance in examinations.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    109 W Sixth St
    Erie, PA 16541-0001

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  • Creative Writing Scholarship
    $2,000-$4,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be talented, emerging writers who are interested in pursuing the interdisciplinary creative writing minor which includes writing courses in English, media studies, theater and performance studies and film.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Creative Writing Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants are selected on the basis of their strong academic record and the quality of a creative sample in the course of a competitive application process.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Creative Writing Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Transylvania University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majors and minors in creative writing, English, rhetoric and communications. Students must serve on the staff of the Transylvanian and the campus literary magazine for four semesters during their time at Transylvania

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    300 N Broadway
    Lexington, KY 40508-1797

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  • Cynthia Wynn Herman Endowed Scholarship
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    May 31
    Sponsor: George Mason University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a degree in English with high academic merits and demonstrate financial need. Students must submit a brief statement (250w) describing their interest in women and gender studies. Preference is given to returning students with a demonstrated interest in women s studies.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4400 University Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

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  • Daisy Moore Duvall Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomore or higher students majoring in English with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Students must have impressed members of the english faculty with their coursework performance and commitment to the discipline.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Daniel L. And Rebecca M. Mason Scholarship
    Up to $500
    April 1
    Sponsor: George C Wallace Community College-Dothan

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a new or existing WCC student majoring in academic transfer and have demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to english major students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1141 Wallace Drive
    Dothan, AL 36303-9234

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  • Darlene Lycke Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Roger Williams University

    Eligibility: Applicants must major in english, history, philosophy or education and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Old Ferry Road
    Bristol, RI 02809-2921

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  • Davidson Fellows Scholarships
    $10,000-$50,000
    February 9
    Sponsor: Davidson Institute for Talent Development

    Eligibility: Applicants must be 18 or younger and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD and additional materials are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9665 Gateway Drive
    Suite B
    Reno, NV 89521

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  • Dean's Scholarships
    $2,000
    March 27
    Sponsor: Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen enrolled full-time with a high school record of academic excellence, visionary leadership, and outstanding public service. Students must enroll in the fall semester in the program of applied languages and intercultural studies (ALIS), computational media (CM), economics (ECON), economics and international affairs (EIA), global economics and modern languages (GEML), history, technology and society (HTS), international affairs (INTA), international affairs and modern languages (IAML), literature, media and communication (LMC) or public policy (PUBP). Applicants must be U.S. citizens.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    225 North Ave
    Atlanta, GA 30332-0530

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  • Donald W. Adams Memorial Scholarship
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    June 2
    Sponsor: Chipola College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be an English major or English education major. They must maintain a minimum 2.0 college GPA each semester enrolled and follow standard college requirements.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3094 Indian Circle
    Marianna, FL 32446-2053

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  • Doris (Chancey) Hale and Fred Hale Memorial Scholarship
    $1,250
    March 23
    Sponsor: Bixby Educational Endowment Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a Bixby High School student for at least two years, rank in the top 25% of the senior class and have a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must also be a U.S. citizen, plan to attend an accredited college or university and plan to enroll as a full-time college student pursuing a degree in fine arts, history, literature or education. Applicants must supply a detailed description of high school activities and honors and community services, two letters of recommendation, an official transcript, a cover letter and an application form.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    109 N. Armstrong
    Bixby, OK 74008

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  • Dorothy S. Froning Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Park University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in language.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    8700 NW River Park Dr
    Parkville, MO 64152-3795

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  • Dr. Alice Griffin Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a master's in English with a concentration in literature.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Dr. Arthur J. Eaves Memorial Diversity Endowed Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Austin Peay State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must be diverse sophomores, juniors and seniors who are majoring in English. Applicants must submit an essay.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    601 College Street
    Clarksville, TN 37044

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  • Dr. Carroll B Marchant Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be third-quarter junior students applying for a senior year majoring in reading (literacy). Students must also have a GPA of 3.0 to receive this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship Award
    $3,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at the University of Central Oklahoma pursuing a classical literature or English major. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA in their English courses and an overall minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 North Broadway
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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  • Dr. Dean Everett Outstanding English Student Award
    $3,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Oklahoma City Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at University of Central Oklahoma as an English major. Students must have a minimum 3.5 GPA in their English courses and a minimum 3.0 GPA overall. Preference may be given to a student with individual service contributions to the English department, campus and community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 North Broadway
    Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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  • Dr. Elmer W. Salenius Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Framingham State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be English major college juniors or seniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 State Street
    Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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  • Dr. Thomas Timmons Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Black Hills State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students and have completed a minimum of 45 college credit hours in which a minimum of 15 credits or one semester must be completed at BHSU. Students must have English teaching majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1200 University St
    Spearfish, SD 57799-9500

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  • English Department Freshman Scholarship
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    August 10
    Sponsor: Harding University

    Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated excellence based on academic standing (evaluated through high school transcripts), character reference and writing sample about the value of an english degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    915 E. Market Ave.
    Searcy, AR 72149-5615

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  • Esther Kruse Scholarship
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    February 1
    Sponsor: Black Hills State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time sophomores with English majors and a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students must submit their applications no later than February 1.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1200 University St
    Spearfish, SD 57799-9500

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  • Frank M. Pool, Jr. English Graduate Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Angelo State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be accepted for graduate admission to ASU as master's degree students in English. Students must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2601 W. Avenue N
    San Angelo, TX 76909

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  • Ginger Friedman English Composition Scholarship Endowment
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    April 15
    Sponsor: California State Polytechnic University-Pomona

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshmen and must have graduated from Garey High School in Pomona, CA. The scholarship is open to those majoring in: communication, economics, English and foreign languages, geography and anthropology, history, music, philosophy, political science, psychology and sociology and theater and new dance.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3801 W Temple Avenue
    Pomona, CA 91768

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  • Harold and Verna Kleiner Memorial Fund Scholarship
    $500-$700
    February 1
    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be upcoming full-time seniors majoring in English with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • Hazel Haley Scholarship
    $3,000
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    Sponsor: Florida Southern College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students pursuing a major in English or education at Florida Southern College. Students must be high school graduates from Lakeland High School and Harrison School for the Arts with proven financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr
    Lakeland, FL 33801-5698

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  • Heinlein Society Scholarship Program
    $4,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Heinlein Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students at an accredited college. One scholarship is awarded to a woman majoring in engineering, math or physical sciences (physics/chemistry). Two scholarships are awarded to male or female students majoring in engineering, math or biological or physical sciences as well as science fiction as literature. Students must submit a 500- to 1,000-word essay on one of the topics listed on the website.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and must be submitted with a brief bio including future goals and the required essay.

    3553 Atlantic Avenue
    Suite 341
    Long Beach, CA 90807-5606

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  • HELP Scholarship
    $600
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    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students enrolled in Arts and Science at the Centerville Campus who are residents of Appanoose County. Students must have a major emphasis in the study of education and must be willing to transfer to the University of Northern Iowa to complete a bachelor degree to become a teacher. Preference will be given to students from Numa, Iowa.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Higginbotham Family English Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in English with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Hogan Family Scholarship
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    February 1
    Sponsor: University of Iowa

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with at least 60 hours of earned college credit and are majoring in history, English or writer's workshop (awarded to one major each year on a rotating basis). Students must be seeking their first undergraduate degree while being enrolled on a full-time basis and must have a minimum 3.3 UI GPA and demonstrate financial need by completing the FAFSA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Jessup Hall
    Iowa City, IA 52242-1316

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  • Hugh Hyde Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Southwestern College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be literature majors.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    900 Otay Lakes Rd.
    Chula Vista, CA 91910-7299

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  • Huntington Fellowships
    $3,000
    November 15
    Sponsor: Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent or be doctoral candidates at the dissertation stage. Cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation are required.

    How to apply: Application materials are described online.

    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108

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  • Huntington-British Academy Fellowships for Study in Great Britain
    Varies
    November 15
    Sponsor: Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Applicants must submit cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: There is no application form, and application materials are described online.

    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108

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  • ILA Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship
    $5,000
    March 15
    Sponsor: International Literacy Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be doctoral students planning or beginning their dissertation on one of the following topics in the field of reading: beginning reading, readability, reading difficulty, stages of reading development, the relation of vocabulary to reading and diagnosing and teaching adults with limited reading ability. Applicants must also be members of the International Literacy Association.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    The Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship
    Division of Research and Policy
    P.O. Box 8139
    Newark, DE 19714-8139

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  • Imani Marley Husbands Humanities Book Scholarship
    $250
    Varies
    Sponsor: Virgin Islands Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current college students majoring in disciplines within the humanities, especially English and/or communications, at the University of the Virgin Islands and other higher learning/education institutions.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1629 K Street NW
    Suite 300
    Washington, DC 20006

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  • Indian Hills Academy Scholarship
    $600
    Varies
    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled full-time within the arts and sciences division or criminal justice program who are members of the IHCC Academy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Indian Hills Trailblazers Scholarship
    $600
    Varies
    Sponsor: Indian Hills Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students enrolled in the arts and science or technical programs or students attending the Centerville Campus, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    525 Grandview Ave
    Ottumwa, IA 52501

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  • Iowa Scholarship for the Arts
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Iowa Arts Council

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Iowa residents and graduating high school seniors and show proven artistic ability in dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts or visual arts. Students must be accepted full-time to an accredited Iowa college or university and must major in one of the aforementioned areas.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, two letters of recommendation and an essay are required.

    600 E. Locust
    Des Moines, IA 50319-0290

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  • Isadore Nachman Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must major in the field of journalism or English. Students must be enrolled full-time at Glenville State University and may not be used for online or summer session classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • J. D. Lester Scholarship for Outstanding Undergraduate Writing
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    Sponsor: Austin Peay State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors or seniors pursuing an English major. Students must have full-time enrollment and must submit 5-10 pages of scholarly writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    601 College Street
    Clarksville, TN 37044

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  • J. Eugene and Vee Fletcher Scholarship Endowment
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    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students seeking a master's degree in literacy at Eastern Washington University. Students must maintain a minimum of 3.5 GPA with demonstrated financial need to receive first consideration for this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • J.D. Fulton Endowed Scholarship
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    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English. Students must demonstrate financial need and must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • J.H and Joyce Criswell Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be senior students majoring in English. Students must demonstrate excellence in creative writing and show promise for future creative endeavors.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • James L. Treadway Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Samford University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be English majors who are of good character and academic achievement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    800 Lakeshore Drive
    Birmingham, AL 35229-2240

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  • Janet Hall Gainer Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a female student from Braxton County majoring in English or speech. Students must be enrolled full-time at Glenville State University and may not be used for online or summer session classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • John Boyle Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    October 10
    Sponsor: Triton College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time continuing students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or above. Students must have completed at least six credit hours in developmental education in English or math.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 5th Ave
    River Grove, IL 60171-1995

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  • John Teahan Memorial Endowed Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fairmont State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be part of FSU's English (literature) program for eligibility. Students must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1201 Locust Ave
    Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

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  • Jon-Christian Suggs Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students majoring in English with a minimum of forty-five earned credits and at least a 2.0 cumulative GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • Joseph A. and Mabe Cain Direct Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English as full-time students with at least a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Joseph Blanche Lewy 1904 Memorial Fund
    Varies
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be seniors of good academic standing in the study of literature.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Joyce Buttermore Memorial Scholarship Award
    Varies
    March 15
    Sponsor: Gulf Coast State College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be selected by the Language and Literature faculty at Gulf Coast State College. Preference will be given to language and literature or English program majors.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5230 West U.S. Highway 98
    Panama City, FL 32401

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  • Judy Carroll Centennial Memorial English Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomore or above students majoring in English. Students must have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and demonstrate extraordinary academic ability and commitment to the discipline

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298

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  • Karen P. Smith Children's and Young Adult Literature Award
    $100
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating students who have demonstrated excellence in children s and young adult literature.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Karol Sue Shoemate Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Illinois majoring in writing, English, visual arts or humanities. Students must maintain a minimum B average. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Kate Woods Memorial Scholarship for Journalism
    $1000
    April 17
    Sponsor: Gavilan College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be studying English or Journalism with a minimum GPA of 2.0 and enrolled in at least 6 units in the upcoming fall semester. Students must be new, continuing Gavilan students or transferring students to a 4-year university. Applicants must be writers or activists that use their writing to address a serious issue or change the world.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
    Gilroy, CA 95020

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  • Katherine Evans Endowed Scholarship
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    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming college freshmen with at least a 2.0 GPA. Students must be majoring in either humanities (English and philosophy) or fine arts (arts and drama, studio arts and music) disciplines.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Kostrzewa Family Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: George Mason University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in communications, criminology, english, global affairs, history, integrative studies or women and gender studies with a GPA between 2.75 and 3.4. Students must demonstrate financial need and are interested in furthering social justice and equity.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4400 University Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

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  • Laddie Scholarship for Women in the Arts or Humanities
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Dominican University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming female freshman students to qualify for the award. Students must be a recipient of either a Presidential or Dean's Scholarship to be eligible for full tuition, room and board. Students must also file a FAFSA each year if awarded.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7900 W Division Street
    River Forest, IL 60305

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  • Leo Gilbert Memorial Award
    Varies
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in English.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Louise Goshorn and Barbara (Goshorn) Bruchey Presidential Merit Scholarship in English
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time incoming freshmen or transfer students majoring in English with a minimum GPA of 3.5. Incoming freshmen applicants must demonstrate strong academic achievement in high school, as evidenced by class rank and SAT scores in the upper quartile.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • Luther Edge Spanish Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Spanish speaking students and/or students minoring in Spanish language study who major in english and languages with outstanding academic performance, dedication and initiative

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • M Matlaw and W C Writing Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must enroll in the English department writing contest.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • M Matlaw and W C Writing Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must enroll in the English department writing contest.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Madelyn Conrad Kidd Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students of Glenville State College who show academic promise in English and math and are residents of West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Mancuso English, Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Framingham State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors, U.S. citizens and graduates from a Massachusetts high school. Applicants must apply to the English major or specified FSU humanities or social and behavioral sciences major and must have at least a 3.5 recalculated high school GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 State Street
    Framingham, MA 01701-9101

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  • Margaret Nims Centennial Writing Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be sophomore or above students majoring in English with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Marjorie Anderson Memorial Fund
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students majoring in English.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Maxine C. Davidson Endowed Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female single students of junior or graduate-level standing and demonstrate strong leadership and teaching skills through a paid teaching environment or personal volunteer experience. Students must be studying either literacy, curriculum and instruction, or leadership to receive this scholarship. Students must also submit three letters of recommendation to receive this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • Maxine C. Davidson Endowment Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be single women senior or graduate-level students with strong leadership and teaching skills through a paid teaching environment or personal volunteer experience. Students must be studying literacy, curriculum and instruction or leadership and submit three letters of recommendation to receive this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • May Sanders Burns Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be freshman students majoring in English with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Students must demonstrate evidence as a student in the program either through their application materials or existing academic record.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Michael Jackson Scholarship
    Up to $5,000
    October
    Sponsor: United Negro College Fund (UNCF)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American students at a UNCF member college or university majoring in communications, English or performing arts. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1805 7th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Mildred and Eugene Wittick Endowed Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Alice Lloyd College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have attended the June Buchanan School and excelled in English (Mildred) and/or maths/science (Eugene) and have been accepted to Alice Lloyd College for the fall term following their JBS graduation to be eligible.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 Purpose Rd
    Pippa Passes, KY 41844

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  • Mildred Mason Newcome Endowed Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fairmont State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be West Virginia residents for eligibility. Students must demonstrate financial need. Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA. Students must be a part of FSU's English programs with plans to teach in West Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1201 Locust Ave
    Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

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  • Minnesota Academic Excellence Scholarship
    Up to full tuition
    Varies
    Sponsor: Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.

    How to apply: For information about the status of this program, applicants should contact the schools they wish to attend.

    1450 Energy Park Drive
    Suite 350
    Saint Paul, MN 55108-5227

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  • Molly Shi Boren English Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English with an exemplary level of academic achievement and a notable degree of initiative and enthusiasm for the discipline.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Myrna Dolores Ilari Bain Scholarship
    $1,200
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA and at least thirty earned credits by the date of the study abroad program. Students must have an interest in pursuing a career in African diaspora studies, including social justice, english, international criminal justice, international studies, sociology, political science, gender politics, history, or anthropology.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    524 W 59th St
    New York, NY 10019

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  • N Silverstein Memorial Endowment
    $250-$500
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be fully matriculated sophomore and junior students in the English department. Sophomore students must be completing their second year for excellence in non-fiction or documentary or biographical writing, while junior students must be completing their third year for excellence in creative writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Nathan Donaldson Scholarship
    Varies
    March 21
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be studying English or education. Students must maintain a minimum C average. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • NCTA and AWMF Scholarship
    $5,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Alliance for Women in Media

    Eligibility: Applicants must be attending an accredited college or university in the United States in the fall of application year. Students must submit a 750- to 1,000-word essay on a suggested topic.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2365 Harrodsburg Road, Suite A325
    Lexington, KY 40504

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  • Neal Feld Memorial Endowment
    $150
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior students majoring in English who have demonstrated excellence in writing fiction and/or poetry.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Norma Ross Walter Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    January 31
    Sponsor: Norma Ross Walter Scholarship Program

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female high school seniors from Nebraska who intend to enter college as a first-year student and continue on to receive a major in English. Students must plan to attend an accredited college or university.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    The Willa Cather Foundation
    413 North Webster Street
    Red Cloud, NE 68970

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  • Oratorical Contest Scholarship
    $1,500-$18,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: American Legion, Department of Nebraska

    Eligibility: Students, current and under age twenty, must be current attendees or residents of the state where they are to participate in the contest. Students must compete at the local American Legion Post level. The winner will then move on to the district contest, with the winners advancing to the area competition. Four winners will move forward to the state finals each January. Winners will be awarded for each of these competitions, however the national scholarship awards will be awarded to the top three students in the final round of the national contest.

    How to apply: There is no application for this program.

    Department Headquarters
    P.O. Box 5205
    Lincoln, NE 68505

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  • Ozella Elizabeth Waner Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshman students who have declared a major in English and have at least a score of 25 on the ACT. To renew, students must maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Patricia Cockram Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students pursuing a degree in English.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Patty Helland Memorial Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 25
    Sponsor: Wisconsin Dells Educational Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan to pursue a post-secondary liberal arts education with a focus on English. Students must submit an essay or poem demonstrating their interest and talent. Applicants must submit the local scholarship application form, a financial need statement, career plan, resume, transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 533
    Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965

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  • Paul Zweig Memorial Award Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students majoring in comparative literature.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Pauline Tustin Hobbs Memorial English Scholarship
    Varies
    March 1
    Sponsor: Frostburg State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be FSU English majors with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrated ability in writing or literary scholarship. Freshmen and transfers are eligible to apply with an incoming minimum GPA of 3.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Braddock Road
    Frostburg, MD 21532-1099

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  • PenSPRA Scholarship
    $1,000
    April 23
    Sponsor: Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Pennsylvania public high school students with a 3.0 GPA who are pursuing a degree in communications or a related field such as public relations, journalism, English, advertising or graphic arts. Students must have been accepted to or applied to a college, university, technical school or other institution of higher learning. Applicants must live within one of PenSPRA's three regions (Eastern, Central and Western).

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Shelly Belcher, Communications Coordinator
    Peters Township School District
    631 East McMurray Road
    McMurray, PA 15317

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  • Playwright Discovery Award
    Varies
    March 10
    Sponsor: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students in grades 6-12. Applicants are to create an original one-act script of less than 40 pages that documents the experience of living with a disability. Applicants must have a disability, or the script can be a collaboration of a group of up to 5 students with one student having a disability. Selected scripts will be performed for middle school, high school and adult audiences. First and second place winners will have their plays performed at the JFK Performing Arts Center.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2700 F Street NW
    Washington, DC 20566

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  • Presidential Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: George C Wallace State Community College-Selma

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a composite ACT score of at least 26 and be enrolled in associate in science or associate in arts. Students must be first-time freshmen and provide two letters of recommendation from non-relatives.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3000 Earl Goodwin Parkway
    Selma, AL 36703-2808

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  • Professor Mike Anzaldua English Direct Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Professor Mike Anzaldua English Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English and have at least a 3.0 GPA. Students must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Psi Iota Xi Omega Chapter Malpas Scholarship
    $500
    February
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Boone County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a resident of Boone County, Indiana and rank in the top 30% of their graduating class. Students must have a 2.5 GPA or above. Applicants must major in art, literature, music or speech and hearing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    102 North Lebanon Street
    Suite 200
    Lebanon, IN 46052

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  • Puente Project Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fresno City College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be first-year students enrolled in the puente program at Fresno City College. Students must be enrolled in the English and counseling puente classes during the award year with a minimum GPA of 2.5. Applicants must plan to transfer from Fresno City College to a UC/CSU or private college.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741

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  • R Greenberg Memorial Scholarship Endowment
    Varies
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have outstanding performance in the English honors exam.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Ralph Tieje Memorial Fund Scholarship
    $1,300-$1,500
    February 1
    Sponsor: Eastern Washington University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be upcoming full-time senior students majoring in English with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    526 5th Street
    Cheney, WA 99004-2496

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  • Randolph and Lucy Church Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: George Mason University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming freshman with a minimum high school GPA of 3.5 and a strong record of scholastic achievement in college preparatory courses or full-time undergraduate students. Students must major in english, history, modern languages, philosophy, psychology, political sciences, humanities or economics. Applicants must be legal residents of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4400 University Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

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  • Reed Loving-Watt Scholarship
    Varies
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students majoring in English and languages. Students must have completed at least twelve semester hours with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Richard E. Winnie Scholarship
    $1000
    January 31
    Sponsor: Humboldt State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time junior or senior students with a 3.0 GPA or better. Students must be pursuing a major in business, economics, English, environmental studies, history, international studies/ relations, journalism, philosophy, political science, religious studies, sociology, speech communication and world languages cultures. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in student activities, student government and the greater Humboldt County community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 Harpst Street
    Arcata, CA 95521-8299

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  • Roaring Lambs Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Oklahoma Christian University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be English majors who aspire to excellence in writing or publishing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2501 E Memorial Rd
    Edmond, OK 73013

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  • Robert C. and Lillian DuSoe Scholarship
    $4,000
    March
    Sponsor: Orange County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must intend on enrolling full-time at an accredited educational institution. Students must have demonstrated aptitude in music or writing and unmet financial need. Applicants must submit an essay, current transcripts and two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4041 MacArthur Boulevard
    Suite 510
    Newport Beach, CA 92660

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  • Robert F. Dalton English Scholarship
    $1,100
    April 1, 2022
    Sponsor: Community College of Rhode Island

    Eligibility: Applicants must be CCRI students who are graduating and transferring to a four-year college or university. Students must have a love of reading, writing, and the English language and plan to become English teachers. Award selection is based on merit. Students must submit an essay on their goals, why they should be considered for the scholarship and one or two pieces of their own best writing work.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    400 East Ave
    Warwick, RI 02886-1807

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  • Rome Prize Fellowship
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    November 1
    Sponsor: American Academy in Rome

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens at time of application. Previous recipients of Rome Prize are not eligible to reapply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7 East 60 Street
    New York, NY 10022

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  • Ruth and Paul Bennett Memorial
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    Sponsor: GateWay Community College-Central City

    Eligibility: Applicants must be re-entry students pursuing a degree in the liberal arts (literature, languages, philosophy, history, etc.) with a minimum 3.5 GPA. Students must have completed a minimum of 15 credit hours and be enrolled in a minimum of six credit hours per semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1245 E Buckeye
    Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101

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  • Ruth Kolbe Mischkind Scholarship
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Program
    $25,800
    April 30
    Sponsor: Poetry Magazine

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. residents between the ages of 21 and 31. They must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students majoring in English or creative writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An essay and a poetry submission are required.

    444 N. Michigan Avenue
    Suite 1850
    Chicago, IL 60611-4034

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  • Sara Randall Memorial English Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or senior students majoring in English with a minimum 3.25 GPA. Students must demonstrate clear enthusiasm and dedication to the study of english.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Scholarship for Humanities-OSHER
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    Sponsor: Fresno City College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time Fresno City College students majoring in any of the disciplines of humanities: English, philosophy, foreign languages, humanities and linguistics. Students must have completed 24 college units, maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 and be granted the Promise Grant for the award year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741

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  • Senior Portfolio Award
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be senior students majoring in English with an outstanding portfolio that demonstrates a breadth and depth of literary knowledge, notable critical ability, impressive style and innovation, intellectual versatility and technical precision.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Sister Estelle Casalandra Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Ohio Dominican University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students in English major.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1216 Sunbury Road
    Columbus, OH 43219

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  • Sophie Kerr Scholarship
    $6,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Washington College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be incoming first year students. Students must be planning to enroll in a major in English or a minor in creative writing or journalism, editing and publishing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    300 Washington Avenue
    Chestertown, MD 21620-1438

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  • Stephanie G. Hoffman Scholarship Fund
    $5,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Jewish undergraduate or graduate students, demonstrate an interest in using reading to inspire underserved children to attend college and major in library science, English literature or other related fields. Students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, have parents who are permanent residents of the San Francisco Bay area if they're an undergraduate degree seeker or be a permanent resident of the San Francisco Bay area if they're a graduate degree seeker. Students must submit a personal essay using 1,000 words, demonstrate financial need and provide two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    121 Steuart Street
    San Francisco, CA 94105

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  • Steven Lee Kaufman Scholarship (Liberal Arts)
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    August 26
    Sponsor: Minneapolis Community and Technical College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in any liberal arts major with an emphasis on English and/or writing. Students must have a minimum 2.7 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1501 Hennepin Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55403-1779

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  • Stevie Sorensen Scholarship
    $100
    February
    Sponsor: Flathead Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students at Flathead Valley Community College. Eligible students are those pursuing a degree in English.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Grandview Drive
    Kalispell, MT 59901

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  • Sue Shanker Scholarship Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be older or returning students of the English department.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Sullivan Writing Scholarship
    $3,000 - $6,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: Stetson University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be academically qualified students with strong writing skills who are English majors or English-creative writing minors with demonstrated strengths in creative writing. Students must possess a verbal SAT score of 600 and a high school GPA of 3.0.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    421 N Woodland Blvd
    DeLand, FL 32723

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  • Theodore and Beatrice Hartman Scholarship
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in English with an education minor.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Tinsley Helton Dissertation Fellowship
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    September 1
    Sponsor: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    Eligibility: Applicants must be studying English literary studies, creative writing or composition in the dissertation phase of their degree. Students must have completed all of their PhD coursework and met the PhD residency requirements, have passed their preliminary exams and have their dissertation topic approved by September 1.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2200 E Kenwood Blvd
    Milwaukee, WI 53211

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  • UConn Hartford Academic Scholarship
    $500-$1500
    Varies
    Sponsor: University of Connecticut-Hartford Campus

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students who have completed at least 45 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must have declared a major in business, English, human development and family studies, individualized and interdisciplinary studies program, psychology, social work, urban and community studies, or a minor in public policy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10 Prospect Street
    Hartford, CT 06103

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  • UConn Hartford Academic Scholarship
    $500-$1500
    Varies
    Sponsor: University of Connecticut-Hartford Campus

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students who have completed at least 45 credits with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Students must have declared a major in business, English, human development and family studies, individualized and interdisciplinary studies program, psychology, social work, urban and community studies, or a minor in public policy.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    10 Prospect Street
    Hartford, CT 06103

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  • Valorie Lynn DePry Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Fresno City College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female students studying for a degree in any one of these areas: literature, creative writing or library media technician and have a minimum GPA of 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1101 E. University Ave
    Fresno, CA 93741

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  • VFIT Training Center Direct Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be kinesiology or English majors with at least a 3.0 GPA. Students must be enrolled full-time and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Vivian Wristen Eubank Endowed Scholarship
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    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as English, speech or education majors. Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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  • Wanita Danley Centennial English Honors Scholarship
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    Sponsor: East Central University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be junior or senior students majoring in English. Students must be members of the Honors Program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1100 E. 14th Street
    Ada, OK 74820-6999

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  • Williams C. Hess Memorial Prize
    $50
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students of English literature and must be good at essay writing.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Zula Hill Blucher Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: Del Mar College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in one of the following: music, engineering or literary endeavors. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404-3897

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