Scholarships for English Majors
Outstanding Senior Award
This award honors a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship, leadership, and promise. Any senior English or Theatre major who will graduate in May, August, or December 2018 with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is eligible to apply. Recent winners have received around $300. The deadline is March 2, 2018 Apply
Philip H. Mankin Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is presented to a junior English major who has demonstrated high academic achievement and a love for language and literature. Any English major who currently has between 60-89 credit hours and a grade point average of 3.25 or higher is eligible to apply. Recent winners have received around $750. The deadline is March 2, 2018. Apply
Donn Johnson Endowed English Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an English major with a financial need in the Kentucky Service Region with at least a 3.25 GPA. Recent winners have received around $600. The deadline is March 2, 2018. Apply
Dr. James M. Kenkel Undergraduate Linguistics Scholarship
This award, in memory of EKU English professor Jim Kenkel who passed away in 2011, is presented to an undergraduate English major with an interest in linguistics. The first award winner will likely receive around $250. The deadline is March 2, 2018. Apply
Bonnie Plummer Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to English majors or graduate students and provides financial support for tuition, room, and/or board to students attending EKU while studying outside of the United States in a University-approved program for study abroad classroom credit. Recent winners have received around $500. The deadline is March 2, 2018. Contact Dr. Brent Shannon for how to apply.
Hazel Chrisman Memorial English Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a full-time freshman English major with good high school GPA and ACT score with financial need. The scholarship is renewable with a 3.6 GPA in English courses and satisfactory overall progress toward a degree. Recent winners have received around $250. The deadline is March 2, 2018. Apply
EKU Theatre Scholarships
The Theatre program offers the EKU Theatre Scholarship (open to any declared theatre major) and the Pearl Buchanan Scholarship (open only to incoming freshman theatre majors). Awards have been as large as $1000 and are applied to tuition and fees for the coming year. Contact the Theatre Program at 622-1315 for more information.