Communication Arts & Literature Education 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. Students can apply for university scholarships through the online scholarship application.

  1. Two English Department faculty recommendations, using this recommendation form (printed, signed, and dated by faculty member).
  2. Sample(s) of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course(s) at MSUM
  3. Current transcript
  4. Essay: In a well-developed essay of 500 words, typed, double-spaced, and using MLA format, please respond to the following prompt:

    We are bombarded on a daily basis by news and information in a variety of media. In what ways does your experience as an English major help you to critically and ethically navigate such information?

Application Deadline: February 1.

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

Junior or senior majoring in English. Criteria for the scholarship shall include academic performance, leadership in University activities and/or other contributions to the university, and financial need.

Financial need is determined through the FAFSA. If you have not completed a FAFSA already, you can do so at www.fafsa.gov.  FAFSA results must be received by the application deadline date.

 

- Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

- Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher
   level English course at MSUM.

- Attach a copy of your current transcript.

Candidates who are junior or above who are majoring in English, and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English are eligible to apply. The Connie Oxton English Memorial scholarship is designated for students pursuing a degree in Secondary English Education. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

Financial Need is determined through the FAFSA. If you have not completed a FAFSA already, you can do so at www.fafsa.gov.  FAFSA results must be received by the application deadline date.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

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.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

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 a junior standing or higher.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

This scholarship is intended to assist MSUM English students to continue graduate studies in England. Preferred qualifications include an interest in English literature, with an emphasis on Shakespeare.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

Sophomore or above majoring in English with an emphasis in Creative Writing and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

Eligible candidates must be majoring in English and maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher in English. Applicants must be a junior standing or higher at the time of receiving the scholarship.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

This endowment fund provides scholarships to English majors with an emphasis in Literature who are in good academic standing. Preference is given to students from rural communities, and preferably to those from a farming family.

 

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.

This scholarship is designated for students in the English department at MSUM in good academic standing.

Attach two letters of recommendation from MSUM faculty or other university.

Attach a sample of your best writing, totaling no fewer than 5 pages and no more than 7 pages, from 200 or higher level English course at MSUM.

Attach a copy of your current transcript.