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  • English Department Scholarships

    MSUM offers a variety of English scholarships for current and incoming students. Scholarships are listed below. Students can also apply for general university scholarships through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office.


    1. Applicants must declare an English major.
    2. Applicants are required to have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    3. Applicants must have a 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).

    Scholarships Offered

    Connie Oxton English Education Memorial Scholarship

    Clarence Glasrud Endowed Scholarship

    Dr. Jim Bense Scholarship
    Senior with an interest is American Literature and intent to attend graduate school

    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