Verified Scholarship Directory

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  • ACC English Department Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $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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  • Agnes Colton-Frances B Huston Undergraduate Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: $1,400-$4,400
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    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
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Arts and Letters Awards for International Students
    Deadline: January 31
    Amount: Varies
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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
    Deadline: January 31
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Ayme Eichler Memorial English Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1 (Fall); December 1 (Spring)
    Amount: $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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  • Berchman T. Carville Memorial
    Deadline: January 15
    Amount: Varies
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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
    Deadline: March 2
    Amount: $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
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: February 16
    Amount: $500
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    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
    Deadline: May 1 (Fall); December 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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
    Deadline: April 28
    Amount: $5,000
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    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.

    NSA Foundation
    National Press Building
    529 14th Street NW, Suite 1280
    Washington, DC 20045

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  • Bob and Nancy Levin Scholarship Endowment
    Deadline: May 5
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: North Carolina Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors or alumni of West Montgomery High School enrolled in a baccalaureate-degree granting college or university that have demonstrated interest and accomplishment in the liberal arts within their school or community - with a preference for students with a specific interest in writing, journalism and English. Students must have an overall GPA of at least a B through their most recent studies. Financial need, leadership initiative, extracurricular vigor and community service will be considered.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3737 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 460
    Raleigh, NC 27612

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  • Briles English Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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
    Deadline: May 1 (Fall); December 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Cavett Robert Scholarship
    Deadline: April 28
    Amount: $5,000
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    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.

    NSA Foundation
    National Press Building
    529 14th Street NW, Suite 1280
    Washington, DC 20045

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  • Charles G. Weekes English Endowment Fund
    Deadline: May 1 (Fall); December 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Christine Green Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: May 16
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Daisy Moore Duvall Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Davidson Fellows Scholarships
    Deadline: February 14
    Amount: $10,000-$50,000
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    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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  • Dick DePaolis Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors of North Farmington High School who are scholar-athletes and planning to major in liberal studies, particularly history and English. Students must be varsity sports athletes who demonstrate leadership, academic discipline and good sportsmanship on and off the field and preference will be given to students who have a minimum 3.0 GPA or higher.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    333 W. Fort Street, Suite 2010
    Detroit, MI 48226

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  • Doris (Chancey) Hale and Fred Hale Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 3
    Amount: $1,250
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    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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  • Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship Award
    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: $3,000
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    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
    Deadline: April 30
    Amount: $3,000
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    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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  • George and Bonnie Siek Memorial Scholarship Endowment
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: North Carolina Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduates of Macon County high schools with a preference for those from the town of Highlands who will attend an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level. Special consideration will be given to those students pursuing a degree in English, linguistics or education. Financial need is considered but is not required and students will be selected based on academics, extracurricular activities and essays.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3737 Glenwood Avenue, Suite 460
    Raleigh, NC 27612

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  • Hans and Patty Helland Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: $1,000
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    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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  • Harold and Verna Kleiner Memorial Fund Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: $500-$700
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    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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  • Heinlein Society Scholarship Program
    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: $4,000
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    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
    Deadline: March 1; August 31
    Amount: $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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  • Huntington Fellowships
    Deadline: November 15
    Amount: $3,000
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    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
    Deadline: November 15
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: March 15
    Amount: $5,000
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    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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  • Indian Hills Academy Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1; August 31
    Amount: $600
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    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
    Deadline: March 1; August 31
    Amount: $600
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    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
    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: $3,000
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    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
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $2,000-$3,000
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    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. Fulton Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: May 16
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Janet Hall Gainer Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $2,000-$3,000
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    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 Teahan Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Joseph A. and Mabe Cain Direct Scholarship
    Deadline: May 16
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: May 31
    Amount: 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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  • Julianne Malveaux Scholarship
    Deadline: March 29
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American females 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

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  • Karol Sue Shoemate Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Katherine Evans Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: May 16
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Kathy Carty Writing Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Findlay High School graduating seniors who are willing to pursue a degree in English, writing, literature, philosophy, English education, journalism or other English- and writing-related fields. Students must submit a poem, play, prose, essay, article, etc. which has been written in the last two years and applicants must demonstrate participation in school-related activities and outside interests or activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 W. Sandusky Street, Suite 207
    Findlay, OH 45840

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  • Louise Goshorn and Barbara (Goshorn) Bruchey Presidential Merit Scholarship in English
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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. Margaret Foster Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school graduates from a school located in Hancock County and must be full-time students attending a four-year accredited university or college pursuing a degree in secondary-level education, specifically, a degree in English or in a related field such as written and/or oral communications, foreign language, or creative writing. Students must have demonstrated good attendance while attending high school and maintain a minimum 3.3 GPA or above. Financial need is not a primary consideration but should be a consideration in a final selection based on parental income and the number of family members already in post-secondary education or those who will attend in the near future.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    101 W. Sandusky Street, Suite 207
    Findlay, OH 45840

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  • Madelyn Conrad Kidd Scholarship
    Deadline: February 15
    Amount: $2,000-$3,000
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    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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  • Margaret Nims Centennial Writing Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • May Sanders Burns Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Mildred Mason Newcome Endowed Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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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
    Deadline: Contact sponsor to confirm deadline
    Amount: Up to full tuition
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    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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  • Nathan Donaldson Scholarship
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: May 1
    Amount: $10,000
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    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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  • Oratorical Contest Scholarship
    Deadline: April 1
    Amount: $2,00-$20,000
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    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
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Pauline Tustin Hobbs Memorial English Scholarship
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: March 31
    Amount: $1,000
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    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
    Deadline: January 10
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Professor Mike Anzaldua English Direct Scholarship
    Deadline: May 16
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: May 16
    Amount: Varies
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    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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  • Puente Project Scholarship
    Deadline: March 2
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Ralph Tieje Memorial Fund Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1
    Amount: $1,300-$1,500
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    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
    Deadline: May 31
    Amount: Varies
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    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
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: 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
    Deadline: January 31
    Amount: $1000
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    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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  • Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship Program
    Deadline: April 15
    Amount: $25,800
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    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.

    61 West Superior Street
    Chicago, IL 60654

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  • Sara Randall Memorial English Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Thomas A. Gerencher Fund
    Deadline: March 1
    Amount: Varies
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    Sponsor: Community Foundation of St. Joseph County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be either outstanding English teachers or outstanding English students who have high academic achievement and demonstrate significant financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 837
    South Bend, IN 46624

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  • Valorie Lynn DePry Memorial Scholarship
    Deadline: March 2
    Amount: Varies
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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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  • Wanita Danley Centennial English Honors Scholarship
    Deadline: February 1 (Fall); October 1 (Spring)
    Amount: Varies
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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
    Deadline: May 31
    Amount: $50
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    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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