Scholarships

The English Department awards over $23,000 in scholarships to its undergraduate English and Creative Writing students every year.  These scholarships are made possible by individual endowments (specific descriptions here).  Students apply 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 2019-2020 Scholarship application submission period is from February 1 to Monday, March 25, 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Maribeth Slagle at maribeths1@email.arizona.edu

Scholarship Eligibility/Amounts for academic year 2019-2020 (note all scholarships require the student to be enrolled during academic year 2019-2020):

Bill and Jane Spain Scholarship
Eligibility: Major or Minor in Creative Writing or Painting
Amount: Two $2000 awards

Betty Milleson Fink Student Scholarship
Eligibility: Full-time undergraduate junior or senior in the academic year of the award majoring in English with a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
Amount: Two $1900 awards

Elaine A. Bychinsky Promising Writer Award
Eligibility: Undergraduate sophomores or juniors in the academic year of the award.
Amount: One $1000 award

Christopher Franklin Carroll Memorial Award
Eligibility: Undergraduate seniors in the academic year of the award majoring in English or Creative Writing.
Amount: One $500 award

Emma Lou Fielder Scholarship
Eligibility: Graduate of an Arizona high school majoring in English.  Undergraduate junior or senior in the academic year of the award.
Amount: Three $1700 awards

Marie Hamilton Scholarship
Eligibility: Undergraduate junior or senior English major in the academic year of the award.
Amount: One $1300 award

Oscar Holmes Scholarship
Eligibility: A Tucson High School graduate who is: first in the family to go to college; of African American, Hispanic American, American Indian, or an underrepresented heritage; has financial need; a high school athlete.  Majoring or minoring in English, History, Philosophy or any College of Humanities major.
Amount: Two $1450 awards

Hubert Crouse Hefner Award
Eligibility: Undergraduate junior or senior English major in the academic year of the award.
Amount: One $1000 award

John "Paddy" Tucker Memorial
Eligibility: Undergraduate junior or senior English major in the academic year of the award.
Amount: One $1000 award

Fred N. Scott Scholarship
Eligibility: Undergraduate sophomore English major or minor in the academic year of the award.
Amount: Four $400 awards

Alsie and Ed Schulman School Endowment
Eligibility: Undergraduate junior or senior in the academic year of the award.  English or Creative Writing major or minor.
Amount: One $300 award

Mary Helen Richardson Memorial
Eligibility: Undergraduate junior or senior in the academic year of the award.  Major in English or Creative Writing.
Amount: Two $1200 awards

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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