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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 2019 with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 is eligible to apply. Recent winners have received around $300. The deadline is March 1, 2019.  Application link is below.

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 1, 2019. Application link is below.

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 1, 2019. Application link is below.

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 1, 2019. Application link is below.

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 1, 2019. 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 1, 2019. Application link is below.

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