College Scholarships for English Majors

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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    National Speakers Association
    1500 S. Priest Drive
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
$1,000
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    No
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    National Speakers Association
    1500 S. Priest Drive
    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    Tempe, AZ 85281
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time students majoring or minoring in speech. Selection is based on application, essay, recommendation and college transcript.
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Deadline
February 12
Amount
$10,000-$50,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Davidson Institute for Talent Development
    9665 Gateway Drive
    Suite B
    Reno, NV 89521
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be under the age of 18 and be able to attend the awards reception in Washington, DC. In addition to the monetary award, the institute will pay for travel and lodging expenses. Three nominator forms, three copies of a 15-minute DVD and additional materials are required.
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Deadline
November 15
Amount
$3,000-$15,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent or be doctoral candidates at the dissertation stage. Cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation are required.
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    Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
    1151 Oxford Road
    San Marino, CA 91108
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent. Applicants must submit cover sheets, project descriptions, curriculum vitae and three letters of recommendation.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$500-$4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC)
    P.O. Box 491
    Hyde Park, NY 12538
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled at a post-secondary, degree-granting educational institution and must demonstrate training, skill and interest in the foodservice industry and communication arts. Eligible majors from foodservice and communications areas include culinary arts, hotel/restaurant/hospitality management, dietetics, nutrition, food science/technology, journalism, public relations, mass communication, English, broadcast journalism, marketing, photography, graphic arts and related studies.
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Deadline
February 2
Amount
$1,500
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Deadline
November 1
Amount
$6,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    International Reading Association
    The Jeanne S. Chall Research Fellowship
    Division of Research and Policy
    800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139
    Newark, DE 19714
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be doctoral students planning or beginning their dissertation on one of the following topics in the field of reading: beginning reading, readability, reading difficulty, stages of reading development, the relation of vocabulary to reading and diagnosing and teaching adults with limited reading ability. Applicants must also be members of the International Reading Association.
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Deadline
March 1
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs Inc.
    1806 New Hampshire Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009-3298
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled as sophomores or juniors at an accredited college or university and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Students may major in related fields such as public policy or creative writing.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to $4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American students at a UNCF member college or university majoring in communications, English or performing arts. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and demonstrate financial need.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
Up to full tuition
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    No
  • Offered by
    Minnesota Office of Higher Education Services
    1450 Energy Park Drive
    Suite 350
    Saint Paul, MN 55108
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be Minnesota residents who have been admitted to a full-time program in an approved Minnesota college or university. Applicants must have demonstrated achievement in one of the following subjects: English or creative writing, fine arts, foreign language, math, science or social science.
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Deadline
December 31
Amount
$500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Noet
    1313 Commercial Street
    Bellingham, WA 98225
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be over 18 years old and be current undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in a program in the humanities. Selection is based on a random drawing of all entries.
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Deadline
June 1
Amount
Up to $750
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    No
  • Offered by
    VSA Arts
    818 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Suite 600
    Washington, DC 20006
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be students in grades 6-12. Applicants are to create an original one-act script of less than 40 pages that documents the experience of living with a disability. Applicants themselves need not be disabled, but the script must address the issue. Selected scripts will be performed for middle school, high school and adult audiences. First and second place winners will have their plays performed at the JFK Performing Arts Center.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Negro College Fund (UNCF)
    8260 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
    P.O. Box 10444
    Fairfax, VA 22031-8044
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and have unmet financial need that is verified by the college or university financial aid office. Students are encouraged to complete the UNCF General Scholarship application to be matched with scholarships for which they meet the criteria. Applicants must submit a published writing sample. Funds may be used for tuition, room and board, books or to repay a federal student loan.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Poetry Magazine
    444 N. Michigan Avenue
    Suite 1850
    Chicago, IL 60611-4034
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be U.S. residents between the ages of 21 and 31. They must be currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate students majoring in English or creative writing.
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