Scholarships and Awards

 

Overview of Department of English Scholarships

 

English Scholarship Application Form 2017-2018


The Weber State University Department of English offers a number of scholarships and awards. To qualify, students must register on the university scholarship link in their student portal on a yearly basis. The deadline for registering with the university is January 31, 2017. The deadline for the college application is February 3, 2017. The deadline for the department application is February 3, 2017. All awards are decided by mid-April, for the following academic year. Except where otherwise noted, all scholarships will be awarded through the Department of English by a screening of applications and nominations.

Gordon T. Allred Scholarship in English
Requirements: The applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and be an undergraduate student in Department of English.

LaVon Carroll Scholarship Endowment                                                                                      Requirements: The applicant must be a major or minor in the field of humanities. 


C. M. Crittenden Scholarship in English
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be a currently enrolled undergraduate student with a declared major in English and a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Developmental English Scholarship Fund
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be an undergraduate enrolled in the Developmental English Program.

Elmer H. Ericson Memorial Scholarship
Requirements: The scholarship recipient may be enrolled either full or part-time, must be a declared major or minor in the Department of English, and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.


English Department Scholarship
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be a currently enrolled student, be a declared major or minor in English, and have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

English Alumni & Friends Scholarship Fund                                                                            
Requirements: The recipient must be a currently enrolled major or minor in the Department of English with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
 
Patricia L. Haslam Scholarship
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be female, a junior, and a full or part-time undergraduate who is 25 years of age or older and returning to or starting college for the first time. She must be a declared major in English and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Mary J. Howard / Peter Aaron Olsen Scholarship
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be a declared undergraduate major in English, have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and be a full or part-time student. Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need or other challenges, students who are engaged in co-curricular activities, community involvement, or other services that enrich their life, the university, or the community.  A brief essay, interview, or letter of nomination is required.

Linguistics Scholarship Fund
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be a declared undergraduate minor in linguistics and have taken at least two courses in the linguistics minor prior to receiving the award.  The student may be enrolled full or part-time.  Preference will be given to students who have not already received the scholarship in a previous year.
 
John E. and Nancy S. Lowe English Scholarship
Requirements: The scholarship recipient must be a full-time freshman or sophomore undergraduate student with strong English or English writing skills and have scholastic achievement, financial need and promise in their field.

Lee McKenzie English Scholarship
Requirements: The scholarship recipient should be a promising student poet.

Floyd J. Woodfield Family Award in English                                                                               
Requirements: This cash award is given to the graduating English major with the highest cumulative grade point average. (This is not a scholarship). 

English Scholarship Application Form

If you have any questions about these scholarships and awards, please contact the Department of English at 801-626-6251 or by email at EnglishDept@weber.edu

Department of English News and Events 

Contact Us

Hours
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Phone
801-626-6251

Fax
801-626-7760

E-mail
Englishdept@weber.edu

Location
Weber State University
Elizabeth Hall
Room 413

Mailing Address
Lindquist College
of Arts & Humanities
English Department
Weber State University
1395 Edvalson
Dept 1404
Ogden, Utah 84408-1404

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