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Deadline: March 15

In the spring of each year, a scholarship of approximately $770 will be awarded for the upcoming fall semester to a full-time undergraduate English major in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the ASU Tempe campus. The applicant must:

  • be at least a junior (56 credit hours completed), and
  • have at least one more semester to complete before graduation.

Please complete the online application and upload:

  • one short story of up to twelve (12) pages, double-spaced, with 12-point font and 1.25” margins.

The winner of this short story competition will be announced at the English department graduation reception in May.

Previous Recipients

2024: Kevin Flanagan
2023: Samuel Blankenship
2022: Olivia Grasso
2021: Camry Romney
2020: Christopher Clements
2019: Anahí Herrera
2018: Samantha Barraza
2017: Trenary Hall
2016: Kaitlyn Leith
2015: Isaiah Montoya
2014: Daniel Oberhaus 
2013: Lena Nguyen
2012: Nicole Fruth
2011: Cassandra Powers
2010: Afsheen Farhadi
2009: Michael Thomét
2008: Melissa Tse 
2007: Timothy Schirmer
2006: Catherine Traywick
2005: Kevin Frei