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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. Students can also apply for general university scholarships through the Financial Aid and Scholarship Office.

    Please submit the following materials to the MSUM English Department Scholarship Committee, English Department Main Office, Weld 216, no later than Monday, March 7, 2016.

    1. Two English Department faculty recommendations, using this recommendation form (printed, signed, and dated by faculty member).
    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 writing and literature 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: Monday, March 7, 2016.

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

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

    Connie Oxton English Education Memorial Scholarship

    Sandra Silletto English Education 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