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Spring 2013 Scholarships

Application deadline for all scholarships: March 20
Questions? Contact Dr. Spencer Hall, CL 368; 456-8671; shall@ric.edu

English Faculty Writing Awards

Critical and Creative Writing
$1800 Each Scholarship

Eligibility: Any English major of at least sophomore standing who will be continuing as an undergraduate student at RIC in Fall 2013.
How to apply:Submit to Ms. Aywas in CL 264
  • Portfolio (either critical or creative writing) of no more than 20 pages in which the student’s name does not appear (portfolio should be labeled “critical” or “creative”)
  • Cover sheet with your name, address, phone number, and student ID
Student may submit two portfolio, one for each category.

Donald F. Lyons Scholarship

$1140 Scholarship
Elgibility:Any full-time junior or senior English major with the desire and evidence of aptitude to enter the field of teaching, who will be continuing as an undergraduate student at RIC in Fall 2013.
How to apply: Submit to Ms. Aywas in CL 264
  • Letter of interest
  • Transcript
  • Letter of recommendation from an English faculty member

John J. Salesses Scholarship

$700 Scholarship
Eligibility: Any full-time BA in Literature English major who will have at least junior standing in Fall, 2013, with a demonstrable interest in British or American literature and a GPA of 3.0, who will be continuing as an undergraduate student at RIC in Fall, 2013.
How to apply: Submit to Ms. Aywas in CL 264
  • 1-2 page statement about your interest in British or American Literature
  • Transcript

Amy Thompson Prize in Children's Literature

$85 Cash Award
Eligibility: Declared English major or minor with a demonstrable interest in reading, teaching, writing, and/or scholarship in the field of children's literature.
How to apply: Submit to Ms. Aywas in CL 264
  • 1-2 page statement about your interest in children’s literature
  • Transcript

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