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Student Scholarships

The Department of English at Baylor University offers many scholarships to undergraduate students. Some are based on merit, while others are based on need. Whatever your situation, consider applying for one of our many scholarships.

Scholarships

The following scholarships are available to undergraduate students with majors in the Department of English. They are granted after applications are reviewed by the Scholarship Committee and awarded in the spring for the following academic year. Applications open March 1 and close April 1 every spring semester.  

Students only need to submit one application to be considered for scholarships.

Along with your completed application, include the following supporting materials:

  • resume
  • unofficial transcripts
  • short essay explaining interest in the major, future plans, and reasons for seeking funding

Please submit your application or direct any questions you have to:

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Aileen Griffin English Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English or English Education majors
Lois Murray-Browning Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English majors.
  • preference is given to undergraduate students engaged in scholarship on the Brownings
M/M Job Rodgers Scholarship
  • a merit-based scholarship open to English majors who are classified as Seniors
Charles & Cornelia Smith Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English, Linguistics, or Professional Writing majors
  • preference is given to students transferring from Wake Forest University
Loyd & Lee Turner Scholarship
  • a merit-based scholarship open to English majors
R.A. & Sadye Wilson Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English majors
John L. Howard Family Scholarship
  • a merit-based scholarship open to English, Linguistics, or Professional Writing majors
Lou & Mabel Hatter English Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English majors who are classified as Juniors or Seniors
  • preference is given to students with a high GPA and who demonstrate good moral character
Edna Haney English Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English or English Education majors who are classified as incoming freshmen
  • preference is given to students from 1) Illinois; 2) Iowa, South Dakota, Arkansas, Mississippi, or Kentucky; 3) the Midwest; 4) Texas
  • renewable with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Martha Emmons Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English, Linguistics, or Professional Writing majors
James & Carol Parker English Scholarship
  • a merit and need-based scholarship open to English majors
James & Carol Parker Academic English Scholarship
  • a merit-based scholarship open to English majors
Robert Cooley & Dr. Carolyn Cooley Scholarship
  • a merit-based scholarship open to English majors who are classified as Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher