Dorothy Blossman Scholarships in English:

Two awards of $500 per year, given to sophomores or juniors pursuing full-time a Bachelor
of Arts degree in English (any curriculum) in order to encourage continuing excellence
in studies. Applicants must have completed 30-85 hours toward their degree and have
achieved at least a 3.5 average GPA in English courses. Applicants must include at
least one recommendation letter by an English faculty member, along with the student’s
statement explaining the pursuit of the degree (approx. 500 words) with their application.

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D Vickers Memorial Scholarship in English:

An award of up to $250 per semester for one academic year (total $500), given to a
full-time major pursuing the Bachelor of Arts degree in English (any curriculum),
who registers for at least one Honors course per year, and who maintains an outstanding
record of academic achievement (with at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA) through the year
of the award. To qualify, students must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA through the semester
of application, have previously registered for at least one Honors class, and accumulated
at least 30 hours by the semester when the award becomes effective. Applications must
include recommendation letter by the Honors Director, and one by an English faculty
member, along with the student’s statement of goals and aspirations (approx. 500 words).
The scholarship amount is determined by the amount of the trust earnings, and an individual
may receive this scholarship only once (up to one year).

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E. P. and Mildred Kuhn Excellence in Liberal Arts Scholarship:

An award of $425 per semester ($850 per year), given to a student majoring in Liberal
Arts Studies. Preference is given to residents of Ponchatoula, but all Liberal Arts
Studies majors are welcome to apply.

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John V. Coumes Memorial Scholarship:

An award of up to $500, given to a student in a 200 or 300 level Literature class,
who best combines a passion for literature with insight into its illumination of the
human condition. The one-time annual award is designated for purposeful study and/or
travel abroad or in the U.S.A.

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Senior English Scholarship:

An award of up to $425 for one academic year ($212.50 per semester), given to the
graduating senior in the English Department with the highest cumulative GPA that semester.
Awarded at the beginning of each fall and spring semester to a full-time English major
who has filed for graduation prior to the beginning of the semester in which he/she
is scheduled to graduate.

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English Education students should obtain scholarship information through the College
of Education.