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  • Scholarships


  • 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 Friday, March 13, 2015.

    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 is the value of studying literature and/or writing in our current times?

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

    Application Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2015.

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

    Students complete only one application to be considered for the following scholarships:

    • Connie Oxton English Education Memorial Scholarship
    • Clarence Glasrud Endowed Scholarship
    • Dr. Jim Bense Scholarship
    • Gerald Ippolito Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    • Mark Vinz Scholarship
    • Allan J. Hanna Scholarship
    • English Department Scholarship
    • MFA Scholarship
    • William W. Wallwork Jr. Endowed Scholarship
    • Mary Pryor Memorial Endowed Scholarship
    • Ethel Tainter Endowed Scholarship
    • Tessie and Vincent Murphy Endowed Scholarship