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English Alumni Endowed Junior Scholarship

 

WHAT IS IT? 

The English Alumni Endowed Junior Scholarship for second-semester juniors in English is an award of approximately $375.  The scholarship is awarded in the senior year.


WHO IS ELIGIBLE? 

Any junior English major with an overall QPA of at least 2.5 may apply.


HOW AND WHEN DO I APPLY? 

To apply, you will need to complete the application form on the back of this sheet, including your QPA information and a short prose narrative discussing your academic interests and future goals.  You will also need to submit a recent sample of critical or creative writing.  Please submit to one category only.  One award will be made in each category. In the creative writing category genres in short fiction, non-fiction prose, and poetry will be considered.  If you are submitting poetry, please submit up to 6 poems but not more than 10 pages of poetry.  Please make sure to remove all identifying names and marks from each page that you submit for consideration.

Deadline: Friday, February 26, 2008



WHEN WILL I KNOW IF I'VE WON?
 

The department will notify recipients of the award at the middle of April 2010.


QUESTIONS? 

Ask the Honors Committee Chair, Dr. Juanita Smart, (110C Davis Hall, ext. 2172)

 
THE ENGLISH ALUMNI ENDOWED SCHOLARSHIP


Current second-semester juniors majoring in English may apply for an academic scholarship to be awarded in the senior year ($375).

To be considered an eligible candidate, you must:

  • Be a second-semester junior majoring in English

  • Have a minimum 2.5 QPA in both the English major and overall

  • Submit in typed form, a recent sample of critical or creative writing. If these samples are taken from class papers, reports, etc., the copies must be fresh and free of written comments.

  • If you are submitting poetry in the Creative Writing category, please provide a collection of poems. Up to 6 poems may be submitted but no more than 10 total pages of poetry.

  • PLEASE MAKE SURE THAT YOU REMOVE ALL IDENTIFYING MARKS AND NAMES FROM ALL OF THE PAGES THAT YOU SUBMIT FOR CONSIDERATION.

  • Fill out the form at the bottom of this page

  • Submit application materials to the English Department secretary by12 Noon on Friday, February 26, 2010


Please fill out the following in typed form and attach it to your submission(s):


English Alumni Endowed Scholarship


Name____________________________________________________

University address__________________________________________   

University Phone and/or Cell Phone #___________________________

Overall QPA _________   

I am submitting a writing sample to the following category:

  • Critical Writing

  • Creative Writing (circle one): Fiction Non-fiction Prose Poetry



Signature of Applicant:_______________________________________________