English

William H. and Ruth E. Crouse Scholarship for Writing and Publishing

Deadline March 6
Amount $5,000
Criteria

Scholarship for a Professional Writing undergraduate major specializing in Writing and Publishing. This scholarship, funded by a generous endowment from William H. and Ruth E. Crouse, is designed to support students of exceptional ability and promise as they complete their coursework in the Writing and Publishing track of the major. Applications for the award are judged by a committee composed of faculty in Professional Writing at Purdue as well as professionals in the field. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of academic achievement, an application letter, a resume, and portfolio of work.

To Apply For application details, go to:

http://pw.rhetorike.org/content/undergraduate-crouse-scholarships

William H. and Ruth E. Crouse Scholarship for Technical Writing

Deadline March 6
Amount $5,000
Criteria

Scholarship for a Professional Writing undergraduate major specializing in Technical Writing. This scholarship, funded by a generous endowment from William H. and Ruth E. Crouse, is designed to support students of exceptional ability and promise as they complete their coursework in the Technical Writing track of the major. Applications for the award are judged by a committee composed of faculty in Professional Writing at Purdue as well as professionals in the field. Applicants are evaluated on the basis of academic achievement, an application letter, a resume, and a writing portfolio.

To Apply

For application details, go to:

http://pw.rhetorike.org/content/undergraduate-crouse-scholarships

Eleanor C. and Edward L. Hart Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established with a gift from Barbara Hart Dixon and Paul B. Dixon in memory of Barbara’s parents, Eleanor and Edward Hart. Edward L. and Eleanor C. Hart
Deadline March 2
Amount $1,000
Criteria

The Eleanor C. and Edward L. Hart Memorial Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded to a junior or senior in English.  The applicant should have high academic merit, as well as financial need, as defined by Purdue's Division of Financial Aid.  This scholarship is renewable.

To Apply

To apply for this scholarship, submit one copy of the following materials, via email to englishscholarships@purdue.edu:  

             a cover sheet that lists your name, local address, phone and email; and that identifies the specific scholarship you are applying for.

             an application essay that explains why you are majoring in English, which experiences and classes have been most influential on your intellectual development, and any challenges you have had to overcome to pursue your education at Purdue.

             an unofficial transcript.

 Please note that you need to have financial need as determined by the FAFSA.

 All materials must be received via email by March 1.

Hegman Scholars Award

The Hegman Scholars Fund was established in December 2006 by Mark and Jacqueline (BA 1964, English) Hegman.  The Hegman Scholars Fund is available to juniors majoring in English at Purdue and is based on academic merit. Mark and Jacqueline Hegman
Deadline March 2
Amount $1,000-$2,000
Criteria

The Hegman Scholars Award is available to undergraduates majoring in English. Students should apply the year they are sophomores, and the award will be made the following academic year, when they are juniors.  Selection is based on academic merit.  Recipients of this scholarship are asked to write a report at the end of their junior year describing their accomplishments as an English major over the course of the year.  

To Apply

To apply for this scholarship, submit one copy of the following materials, via email to englishscholarships@purdue.edu:

             a cover sheet that lists your name, local address, phone and email; and that identifies the specific scholarship you are applying for.

             an application essay that explains why you are majoring in English, which experiences and classes have been most influential on your intellectual development so far, and identifies any extracurricular activities, work experiences, or internships that have contributed to your overall education at Purdue.

             an unofficial transcript.

 All materials must be received via email by March 1.

The Sidwell Memorial Scholarship

Deadline November 1 for spring programs, March 1 for summer and fall programs
Amount $500
Criteria

Awarded to undergraduate English majors who have been accepted for a Study Abroad program sponsored by Purdue; semester-long, summer, and spring break study-abroad programs are all eligible.  English majors should already have made a deposit on a study-abroad program before applying. 

To Apply

To apply for this scholarship, submit one copy of the following materials, via email to englishscholarships@purdue.edu:

             a cover sheet that lists your name, local address, phone and email; and that identifies the specific scholarship you are applying for.

             an application essay that explains what study-abroad program you have chosen and how this study-abroad experience will enhance your English major and your future career plans. 

             an unofficial transcript.

             documentation that shows you have been accepted for a study-abroad program.

The William J. Stuckey Scholarship in Creative Writing

This scholarship was established to honor a former professor in the Department of English, Bill Stuckey, who was devoted to creative writing and the study of literature during his long career at Purdue. 

Deadline March 2
Amount $1,000
Criteria

This scholarship is designated for a Creative Writing major who demonstrates high academic merit and promise as a creative writer.  It is awarded to a junior or senior who has declared Creative Writing as a major. 

To Apply

To apply for this scholarship, submit one copy of the following materials, via email to englishscholarships@purdue.edu:  

             a cover sheet that lists your name, local address, phone and email; and that identifies the specific scholarship you are applying for.

             an application essay that explains why you have chosen Creative Writing as a major, what your long-term professional goals are; and lists any   recognitions you have received for creative writing (being published in The Bell Tower, for instance, or receiving recognition at Literary Awards).

             an unofficial transcript.

 All materials must be received via email by March 1.

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