Scholarships

​​Scholarship Brochure

Application Form

This application form is required for all ENG department scholarships. 

 Marion Croft Althoff Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to a student majoring in English with the intent to teach.
  • Undergraduate students
  • Must be recommended by an English faculty member familiar with the student's work
  • Award can be used for tuition and room and board
  • Based on financial need 

Deadline: February 19th
Award Amount: Up to $2,500


E.C. Beck Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to a student majoring in English with the intent to teach English.
  • Undergraduate students
  • Must be nominated by an English faculty member who is familiar with the student's work
  • Preference to juniors and seniors
  • Based on scholarship, financial need, and probable teaching success
Deadline: February 19th
Award Amount: Up to $750

 
Reverend Lloyd C. and Ica L. Bronson Memorial Award

Scholarship awarded to full-time English majors completing their junior year.
  • Junior or higher standing
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Must show documented work with minority groups (ethnic or gender)
  • Women, persons of color, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply
Deadline: February 19th
Award Amount: Up to $600  

Jeanette R. House Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to an English literature major entering senior year at CMU.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Must submit two letters of recommendation and an essay about why you want to study literature 

  • Scholarship is nonrenewable

Deadline: February 19th
Award Amount: Up to $1,500 


Francis J. and Mary Lois Molson English Education Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to an English major or minor pursuing secondary education certification.
  • Undergraduate student
  • Minimum 3.25 overall GPA
  • Must demonstrate academic excellence
Deadline: February 19th
Award Amount: Up to $1,000  

 
Kenneth W. and Margaret Cuff Saunders Scholarship

Scholarship awarded to an English, Journalism or Physics major. This scholarship rotates in a two-year cycle between the English, journalism, and physics departments.
  • Junior or higher standing
  • Minimum 3.5 GPA
  • Must be nominated by a department faculty member who is familiar with the student's work
  • Award can be used for books and tuition
  • Scholarship is renewable if a minimum 3.5 GPA is maintained
Deadline: February 19th
Award Amount: Up to $800
NOTE:  English will award in 2015 and 2016


John E. Warriner Scholarship*
 
Several scholarships awarded annually to students majoring in Economics, English, Foreign Languages, History, Journalism, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Speech or Sociology.
  • Junior or senior standing or regular admission to graduate school for fall semester
  • Minimum 3.25 GPA
  • Based on financial need
Deadline: mid-March
Award Amount: $3,000

Contact the Dean's Office in the Colleg​e of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences to request an application form.
 
 
John P. and Ann S. Jensen Scholarship*

This scholarship is offered through the Mt. Pleasant Area Community Foundation Scholarship Program.
  • Demonstrated academic ability with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Declared major of architecture, interior design, music, art, or literature
  • Parents or guardian must reside in Isabella County
  • First time applicants must be going into junior or senior year of college or be accepted to a graduate program
  • Financial need is not a factor 

The following individuals are NOT eligible:

  • Members of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation
  • Scholarship or scholarship advisory committee members
  • Primary donors to the Scholarship Program
  • Foundation staff

How to apply: Application is available on the Mt. Pleasant Community Foundation website, www.mpacf.org.

  • Include a one-page essay regarding your educational plans and how they relate to your career goals and why you merit this scholarship.
  • Include two letters of recommendation (one from a faculty member who is familiar with your work). 

Deadline: January 31

Award Amount: $1,500

 

 
 

*Scholarship recipients are not selected by the CMU English Department.

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