We offer scholarships to our undergraduate English, Creative Writing, and Professional and Technical 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 2022-2023 Scholarship application submission period will be open from mid-February (date TBD) to April 3, 2022. If you have any questions, please contact Sharonne Meyerson at

Available Scholarships

All scholarships require you to be enrolled during academic year 2022-2023.

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 J. Holmes Scholarship

Jack W. Huggins Scholarship

Mary Helen Richardson Memorial Scholarship

Dave and Tory Schechter Scholarship

Alsie and Ed Schulman School Endowment

Fred N. Scott Scholarship

Maya Smith-Dolana Creative Writing Endowment Award

Bill and Jane Spain Scholarship

John William Tucker Memorial Scholarship