We offer scholarships to our undergraduate English and Creative Writing students every year. These scholarships are made possible by individual endowments from our generous supporters. 

How to Apply

You can apply for our departmental scholarships by filling out a profile on Scholarship Universe. Notification will be made by the English listserv and newsletter when the application submission period is open.
The 2020-2021 Scholarship application submission period is closed. The next cycle will be open from February 1 to mid-March, 2021. If you have any questions, please contact Sharonne Meyerson at

Available Scholarships

All scholarships require you to be enrolled during academic year 2019-2020

Elaine A. Bychinsky Promising Writer Award
Christopher Franklin Carroll Memorial Award
Emma Lou Fielder Scholarship
Betty Milleson Fink Student Scholarship
Marie Hamilton Scholarship
Hubert Crouse Hefner Award
Oscar Holmes Scholarship
Jack W. Huggins Scholarship
The Lois Renouf Nelson Memorial Scholarship in English
Mary Helen Richardson Memorial
Dave and Tory Schechter Scholarship
Alsie and Ed Schulman School Endowment
Fred N. Scott Scholarship
Maya Smith-Dolana Memorial Award in Creative Writing
Bill and Jane Spain Scholarship
John William Tucker Memorial Scholarship