English Undergraduate Scholarships
Freida G. Maisel Endowed Scholarship
An annual award of $1500 to one current freshman (rising sophomore), majoring in English. Applicant must have an ACT score of at least 28 or an SAT score of at least 1250 (reading + math), as well as a GPA of at least 3.5.
Steve and Angelia Stokes Scholarships
One Undergraduate Fiction Award and one Undergraduate Poetry Award to be given spring semester. $1,000 per award. Applicant must be full-time, have taken one poetry course prior to applying and have 2.5 or above GPA.
Katherine Lawrence Richardson Memorial Scholarship
$1,000 to be applied toward tuition and fees awarded to rising senior. Applicant must be full-time English or Secondary Education major and have 2.5 or above GPA.
Jean McIver Scholarship
$500 to be awarded to a rising junior or rising senior English major or African American Studies minor who demonstrates high academic achievement and has a GPA of 2.5 or above.
Shelley Memorial Scholarship
Donated by President and Mrs. Gordon Moulton in honor of her mother, this annual scholarship awards $400 to one undergraduate student for excellence in poetry writing. Scholarships will be awarded fall semester. Applicant must be full-time, have taken one poetry course prior to applying and have 2.5 or above GPA.
English Department Undergraduate Student Essay Contest
Provides an annual award of $100 for the best undergraduate student essay written during the previous academic year.
Bobby Holmes Scholarship
Poet and writer Bobby Holmes was student editor of the journal Negative Capability as a USA student. Donated by his parents and friends in his memory, the Bobby Holmes Scholarship provides a yearly award for the Editor-in-Chief of Oracle. Dr. Larry Holmes, Bobby’s father, is a history professor at USA.