For new students (incoming freshman) who have applied to financial aid and have declared English as their intended major:

The School of Writing, Literature, and Film Scholarship Committee solicits a selection of students from the above category who have higher GPA's and SAT scores (3.5 and above; 1600 and above) every winter term. These select students are invited to apply for the following scholarship via a returned cover letter and essay assignment.

EXTERNAL SIGURD H. PETERSON SCHOLARSHIP

$5,000 per year toward full tuition and renewable for three years after the first by maintaining a GPA of 3.5 or better in the major and a GPA of 3.0 or better in the overall course of study. A second Peterson scholarship of a one-time award of $4,000 for incoming freshman is also available.

For current internal SWLF students:

INTERNAL SIGURD H. PETERSON SCHOLARSHIPS

Provides one-time award of $5,000 for a Freshman or Sophomore major or non major who must be a declared English major by the 2017-18 academic year. Freshmen or Sophomore students need not be declared English majors at time of application. Four scholarships will be awarded.

Other scholarships for current internal English majors:

Any English major with full-time status, a GPA of at least 3.5 in English courses, and undergraduate standing for the 2017-2018 year is eligible to apply.

MARY HOLADAY MURRAY SCHOLARSHIPS

Provides one $1000 and one $500 award for the 2017-2018 academic year for a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior English major. Applicants must be English Majors with full-time status and have a G.P.A. of at least 3.5 in English Courses.

RALEIGH CLARE DICKINSON SCHOLARSHIP

Provides $1,000 award for a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior English major for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must be English Majors with full-time status and have a G.P.A. of at least 3.5 in English Courses.

BERNARD MALAMUD MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIPS

Provides $1,000 award for a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior English major for the 2017-20 academic year. Two of these scholarships will be awarded. Applicants must be English Majors with full-time status and have a G.P.A. of at least 3.5 in English Courses.

MARY JO BAILEY SCHOLARSHIP

Provides $500 award for a woman Sophomore, Junior or Senior English major for the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must be a woman English Major with full-time status and have a G.P.A. of at least 3.5 in English Courses.

IRWIN C. HARRIS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP IN JOURNALISM

Provides $1,000 award for a Sophomore, Junior, or Senior English major or Writing, Applied Journalism, or Film Studies minor duing the 2017-2018 academic year. Applicants must have shown interest in Journalism and be involved in student media or student government activities. Applicants must submit a published or unpublished piece of journalistic writing and two recommendations from professors, editors, or student-government officials. Applications and recommendations are due on or before April 3, 2017 in Moreland 230.

Application and recommendation forms for all scholarships, other than the Irwin C. Harris award, available begining in February 2017 in Moreland 230.

Application deadline for all internal scholarships: on or before Monday, April 3, 2017 in Moreland 230.

Scholarship Application Form

 

 

 

 

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Scholarship Application Recommendation Form

 

 

 

 

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