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 2023-2024 Scholarship application submission period will be open from February 1 to March 15, 2023. Letters of recommendation are not required, and students are welcome to as many scholarships as they wish. If you have any questions, please contact Sharonne Meyerson at

Available Scholarships

All scholarships require you to be enrolled during academic year 2023-2024.

A. Elaine Bychinsky Promising Writer Award

Alsie and Ed Schulman Scholarship

Betty Milleson Fink Student Scholarship

Bill and Jane Spain Scholarship

Christopher Franklin Carroll Memorial Award

Dave and Tory Schechter Scholarship

Emma Lou Fielder Scholarship

Fred N. Scott Scholarship

Hubert Crouse Hefner Award

Jack W. Huggins Scholarship

John William Tucker Memorial Scholarship

Marie Hamilton Scholarship

Mary Helen Richardson Memorial Scholarship

Maya Smith Creative Writing Endowment Award