Deadline: March 1
The Friends of the Department of English Scholarship is for undergraduate English and Film and Media Studies majors in The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Online students are eligible. The approximately $2,000 scholarship is awarded each spring for the upcoming fall semester.
To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Have completed at least 60 credit hours.
- Have completed at least 18 hours English major courses (at least nine from ASU).
- Have a "B" (3.25) overall GPA.
- Have a "B" (3.50) GPA in the major.
- Be currently enrolled half-time or full-time at ASU.
- Be planning to enroll half-time or full-time in the upcoming regular fall semester.
- Have not previously received this award.
- Online application (link below).
- A brief, clearly organized autobiographical sketch of no more than 300 words (approximately one typed page). Include a description of your short and long term goals as an English or Film and Media Studies major.
- One letter of recommendation, which must come from a faculty member in the ASU Department of English. Be sure to ask a faculty member who knows your work well enough that he/she can write a strong, detailed letter in support of your application. Details on where to submit the recommendation are included in the application.