Department of English Scholarships

Department of English Scholarships

Bracken, Nelle Wetmore Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Mr. & Mrs. Barth Bracken
  • Provides funds for a need-based scholarship for upper-division English majors with a concentration in literature
  • Amount varies

Coburn, Dorothy Memorial Scholarship

  • Established and funded by Dr. Thurman Coburn
  • Provides funds to an English major with strong Christian values, who possesses creativity and a long-term objective of publishing
  • To be eligible, candidates must have completed two semesters of creative writing coursework
  • Amount varies

Dickerman, Prof. Ethel Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Prof. Ethel Dickerman, and nephew, Al Dickerman
  • Provides scholarships for English majors based on financial need and academic scholarship
  • $500 increments

Dobson, Dr. Willis B. Memorial Scholarship

  • Funded by alumni and friends
  • Provides a need-based scholarship to a sophomore or junior English major, based on academic standing
  • Amount varies

Ellis, Dorothy Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. David Ellis, husband; Dr. Peggy Poteet, daughter, and friends
  • Funds scholarships for English majors in good academic standing who reflect SNU's motto of "Character-Culture-Christ"
  • Amount varies

Gresham, Daniel K. Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. & Mrs. L. Paul Gresham, parents; Dr. Loren P. Gresham, brother; and friends
  • Provides a need-based scholarship for an upper division undergraduate English major who has an aptitude for creative writing - a "person of free spirit" - with an honors level GPA
  • Amount varies

Jennings, Charles Memorial

  • English Majors or Minors

Laughbaum, Dr. Anna Belle Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. Anna Belle Laughbaum, professor emeritus
  • Provides scholarships for upper division English majors
  • Amount varies

Literary Field Studies – Summer Research Scholarship

Tolle, Henry Tolle Memorial Scholarship

  • Established by Dr. Peggy Poteet, niece, and Mr. Henry Tolle
  • Provides awards for full-time students majoring in English
  • Amount varies