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  • Scholarships
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  • English Department Scholarships

    The English Department offers several scholarship awards for academic excellence. Eligible candidates must be majoring in English and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English. Applicants must also have sophomore standing or higher at the time of application.

    Please submit the following materials to the MSUM English Department Scholarship Committee, English Department Main Office, Weld 216, no later than Monday, March 10, 2014.

    1. Two faculty letters of recommendation. At least one letter must be from faculty in the English Department
    2. Minimum 5-page sample of your best writing from a 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.
    3. Current transcript
    4. Application form
    5. Essay: In a well-developed essay of 500 words, typed, double-spaced, and using MLA format, please respond to the following question:

    What value do you see in the study of literature and/or writing?

    In your essay, please be sure to discuss your specific area of study: British Literature, American Literature, Shakespeare, World Literature, Writing, or Communication Arts/Literature (for teachers).

    Application Deadline: Monday, March 10, 2014.

    Please submit completed applications to: MSUM English Department Scholarship Committee, English Department, Main Office, Weld 216 at (218.477.2235).