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Scholarships and Aid

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A full list of College of Liberal Arts scholarships also is available.

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Name
# of Awards
Amount
Cash Award
Clifford A and Ruth M Kleymeyer Liberal Arts Scholarship
1
$750.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Scholarship for the arts. Preference to art, music, or theatre students. May also be awarded to a creative writing or art history student. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Renewable with a 2.5 GPA.
Daniel J. & Virginia D. Sharp Zutt Scholarship
1
$1,000.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: For a outstanding female student studying English literature, Journalism and/or creative writing. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Dr. Salvatore F. and Rosamond L. Mirabella Achievement Award
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: The graduating senior demonstrating excellence in English, French, Spanish, History, Anthropology or the Fine and Performing Arts. Selection to be made by representatives of each above-named academic areas, preferably the dept chairs, with the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts as chair. Not renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
English 101 Portfolio Award
1
$101.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: For the winner of the English 101 portfolio. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Lenora McCutchan and Richard Peva Memorial Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Student Aid/Admissions to select
Criteria: Incoming freshmen with a high school gpa of 3.5 or higher who are majoring in English with Creative Writing emphasis or English with Rhetoric and Writing emphasis. Renewable for up to three additional years with a 3.0 GPA as long as the recipient's major does not change. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Selection Process:
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
  • Other
Criteria: Awarded each year to an incoming freshman planning to major in Art, English, History, Philosophy, Theater, or Foreign Language w/min. 3.0 GPA and demonstrated financial need. See current brochure. Automatically renewable if recipient still meets criteria. Selected by Society for Arts & Humanities. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship.
Ropewalk Advanced Creative Writing Award
2
$75.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: Based on written submissions. Not renewable. May resubmit. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Sigma Tau Delta, Mu Phi Scholarship
3
$100.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
  • Student Financial Aid Office must validate need
Criteria: Full-time English major: 1) must have 3.5 GPA after at least 30 hrs. 2) must have 3.5 GPA in major, at least 15 hrs. of English. 3) must have demonstrated excellence in writing & the study of literature. 4) must submit sample of writing. 5) other considerations- leadership ability & need. Must resubmit; not automatically renewable. May not be awarded to a graduating senior.
Walter & Shirley Everett Literature Scholarship
1
$500.00
Selection Process:
  • Faculty to select recipient(s)
Criteria: A junior or senior level student who is majoring in literature or English teaching and has an accumulative GPA of 3.0. The award is to recognize the student's outstanding performance in literature courses. Selection to be made by the English Faculty. May not be awarded to a graduating senior. Recipient must be enrolled during the coming academic year in order to receive this scholarship. Not renewable, but can be reawarded if recipient still meets criteria.

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