Scholarships

A variety of scholarships are available for students in the English Department. The deadline for most scholarship applications is February 15, 2019; other dates are noted where applicable. Be sure to read the requirements for each scholarship to determine your eligibility.

The application forms are available on AcademicWorks.

Scholarships

Scholarship recognizes an outstanding junior or senior undergraduate student in the English Department program.

Eligibility: Junior or Senior undergraduate student in an English Department program.

Criteria:

  • Minimum 3.5 overall GPA, with a minimum 3.7 GPA in English courses.
  • Must have completed 60 hours and demonstrated exceptional academic performance.

The English Faculty Scholarship provides support for English majors.

Eligibility:

  • Must be an incoming freshman or rising sophomore
  • Must be majoring in English.

Eligibility: Outstanding undergraduate major in English (Arts & Sciences) or English Education, with an interest in British literature.

Criteria:

  • Recipient must have completed at least 45 hours (including transfer credit)
  • Recipient must have taken ENG 3010 and at least 4 other English courses beyond ENG 112

Scholarship assists undergraduate students minoring in Scientific and Technical Communication, or graduate students pursuing a graduate certificate in International Scientific and Technical Communication.

Eligibility: Undergraduate or graduate student.

Criteria:

  • Undergraduate student minoring in Scientific and Technical Communication, or graduate student pursuing a graduate certificate in International Scientific and Technical Communication
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Special consideration will be given to students who are pursuing an unpaid internship.

Scholarship was established to honor Thomas Casey, father of Dr. Beth A. Casey, and to further support student achievement in literature.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior completing their junior year
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Describe career objective and aspirations and how they relate to chosen major
  • Must submit a literary essay (minimum 6 pages) crafted for an English course that represents your best work.

Scholarship was established by Dr. Beth A. Casey, to honor her mother Mae W. Casey, and to further support student achievement in literature.

Criteria:

  • Rising senior completing their junior year
  • Minimum GPA of 3.5
  • Describe career objectives and aspirations and how they relate to chosen major
  • Must submit a portfolio of creative work. The portfolio may include work crafted for English courses. Portfolio should consist of a minimum of five (5) pages of poetry OR ten (10) page of prose OR eight (8) page of poetry and prose in combination.

Previous recipients may be awarded the scholarship in consecutive years as long as a new application is submitted.

The Sandra Albright Scholarship was established for the purpose of supporting female English majors from Crawford County, Ohio.

Eligibility:

  • Must be a female undergraduate
  • Must have attained the class rank of sophomore or above
  • Must be pursuing a major in the BGSU English Department.

Preference shall be given to female residents of Crawford County, Ohio and/or students with a demonstrated history of volunteer service.

The Dorothy Wolfe Scholarship in English was established to support students in the College of Arts & Sciences Department of English.

Eligibility:

  • Must be majoring in either English or Creative Writing
  • Must be a rising junior or senior
  • Must have a minimum 3.00 GPA
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

The Mick Doherty Kairos Scholarship was established to help provide educational expenses for Graduate Assistants in the Rhetoric and Writing Doctoral Program of the Department of English at Bowling Green State University, in honor of the memory of Mick Doherty. The award will be made to the Graduate Assistant within the Rhetoric Program who has the highest GPA and the greatest professional potential, with preference given to students in their second and third years of doctoral study.

  • One scholarship will be awarded annually, with applications due by January 31.
  • Applicant will be working as a Graduate Assistant
  • Criteria include GPA, Evidence of Professional Potential in Teaching and Scholarship, Current CV
  • Applicants will fill out General Application form on Academicworks
  • The Director of Rhetoric and Writing will administer this award.

Thesis Criteria:

  • Clear and well written.
  • Clearly stated central claim/argument.
  • Argument is thoughtfully executed and is supported with specific textual evidence that has been clearly explained/discussed.
  • Demonstrates careful and original thinking.
  • Demonstrates strong research skills and careful scholarship.

Outstanding Rising Senior English Major (currently a Junior).

Complete and return the award application.

Outstanding Rising Junior or Rising Senior English Major (currently a Sophomore or Junior).

Complete and return the award application.

Outstanding Rising Sophomore or Junior English Major (currently a Freshman or Sophomore).

Complete and return the award application.