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 scholarships via a returned cover letter, essay assignment, and the forms at the bottom of this page.

 

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 2018-19 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 2018-2019 year is eligible to apply.

 

MARY HOLADAY MURRAY SCHOLARSHIPS

Provides one $1000 and one $500 award for the 2018-2019 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 2018-2019 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.

What you need to apply for the above:
Full-time status as a declared English major
GPA of at least 3.5 in English courses
One completed application form
Two completed recommendation forms

 

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 2018-2019 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 Applicants must submit a published or unpublished piece of journalistic writing and two recommendations from professors, editors, or student-government officials.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 2, 2018 in Moreland 230.

What you need to apply:
Full-time status as an English major OR an English, Writing, Applied Journalism, or Film Studies minor.
A published or unpublished piece of journalistic writing
Two recommendations from professors, editors, or student-government officials

 

Application deadline for all internal scholarships: on or before Tuesday, April 2, 2019 in Moreland 230.


 

 

 

Download the Scholarship Application Form.

 

 

 

 

 

Download the Scholarship Application Recommendation Form.