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Endowed Scholarships for English Majors

Books-A-Million/T.S. Stribling. Open to full-time students majoring in English. This scholarship is available for one academic year; prior recipients may reapply. Selected by the Department of English.  A separate application is required.  The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Dr. Eleanor Parks Gaunder Memorial. Recipients shall be full-time students pursuing a Master’s Degree in English and resuming their educations after an absence of at least five years.  Preference is given to women (to the degree permitted by law).  Selected by the Department of English.   A separate application is required. The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Dr. Jean L. Johnson. English Majors who have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students majoring in English Education. This scholarship is for one academic year, but prior recipients may reapply. A separate application is required. Contact the Department of English or Student Financial Services for more information.
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William D. Johnson. Awarded to deserving students with a minimum 3.0 GPA.  Preference given to students majoring in English or Professional Writing.  This scholarship is for one academic year only; prior recipients may reapply.  A separate application is required.  The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Lindsey Stricklin Memorial. Awarded to undergraduate or graduate English majors (English Options I or II or Language Arts Option III) with a minimum 3.0 cumulative undergraduate average or 3.5 cumulative graduate average and who demonstrate evidence of financial need. Preference to members of Sigma Tau Delta, former students of Pinhook School, and residents of Lutts, Tennessee.  This scholarship is for one academic year only; prior recipients may reapply.  Selected by the Department of English.   A separate application is required. The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Dr. C. William Foster.  Special preference shall be given to English and Professional Writing majors, followed by Language Arts majors.  This scholarship is for one academic year only; prior recipients may reapply.  Selected by the Department of English.   A separate application is required. The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Carol W. Wood Academic Achievement Award.  Awarded to full-time students majoring in Language Arts with an expressed intention of becoming English teachers.  Students must have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average overall and a 3.25 in the major and be full time students advancing toward their first undergraduate degree. This scholarship is for one academic year only; prior recipients may reapply.  Selected by the Department of English.   A separate application is required. The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Richard Glenn Lentz.  All undergraduate English majors (Options I and II) working toward a first degree and also majoring/minoring in History. Applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade point average overall and a minimum 3.25 grade point average in the major. This scholarship is for one academic year only; prior recipients may reapply.  Selected by the Department of English.   A separate application is required. The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Sandra Cowan Murray Permanent Endowment Scholarship.  Open to all full-time students majoring in English (Options I, II, and Graduate Program) who are graduates of Florence High School and who have a minimum 3.0 grade point average overall and a minimum 3.25 in the major.  This scholarship is for one academic year only; prior recipients may reapply.  Selected by the Department of English.   A separate application is required. The deadline to apply is the first Monday of February of each year.
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Not all endowed scholarships are awarded each year.

Dollar amounts of endowed scholarships vary, depending on availability of funds.

As a rule, endowed scholarships are not automatically renewed.