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There are over 500 different scholarships available to SCSU students, with a wide variety of eligibility requirements. Application deadlines vary; many scholarships close at 11:59 p.m. on March 15, 2021. You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the upcoming academic year to receive scholarships.

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Opportunities > Recommended – Apply for any of the scholarships recommended for YOU based on your general scholarship application answers and data on file.
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  • You must meet minimum enrollment requirements during the semester(s) a scholarship is received.
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    Opportunities Table
    Award Name Actions
    varies Abigail Falk Creative Writing Prize
    1. English major with Creative Writing emphasis or minor 2. Awarded to student with highest number of creative writing credits AND highest GPA...
    1. English major with Creative Writing emphasis or minor 2. Awarded to...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Adam Theisen Endowed Scholarship for English Majors
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Junior or Senior during semester scholarship is disbursed 3. Enrolled full time when the...
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Junior or Senior...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Braden G. Bogue Scholarship for English Majors
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Demonstrated leadership 3. Junior or senior during term scholarship is disbursed 4. Minimum...
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Demonstrated...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Elizabeth and Lyle Van Pelt Scholarship in English
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or above 3. Essay required; Financial need may be considered
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Overall GPA 3.0 or...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies Elizabeth Cully Teaching English as a Second Language Scholarship
    1. Pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) 2. Financial need 3. Enrolled full time when the scholarship is...
    1. Pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching English as a Second Language...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies English Endowed Scholarship Fund
    1. Admitted to major or minor in English 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0
    1. Admitted to major or minor in English 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies English Scholarship
    1. Admitted to major or minor in English 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0
    1. Admitted to major or minor in English 2. Overall GPA of at least 3.0
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies James and Muriel Grunerud Scholarship in English
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Junior or senior during semester scholarship is disbursed 3. Financial need 4. Academic...
    1. Admitted English or Rhetoric and Writing major 2. Junior or senior...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies John L. Melton Scholarship in Literature
    1. English major with a literature emphasis 2. Junior or senior during semester scholarship is received 3. GPA of 3.3 or above 4. Essay required
    1. English major with a literature emphasis 2. Junior or senior during...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    varies June Hiemenz Spychala Memorial Scholarship
    1. English major with Rhetoric and Writing concentration OR Rhetoric and Writing major or minor 2. Junior or senior during term scholarship is...
    1. English major with Rhetoric and Writing concentration OR Rhetoric and...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: varies
    Deadline03/15/2021
    1000-2500 Lawrence B. and Clara S. Coard Memorial Scholarship in English
    1. Admitted English major 2. May be undergraduate or graduate student 3. Academic excellence 4. Financial need
    1. Admitted English major 2. May be undergraduate or graduate student ...
    • Deadline: 03/15/2021
    • Award: 1000-2500
    Deadline03/15/2021