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Do you love to read great American novels or classic English literature? Do you find yourself cringing at misspellings in your text messages? Are you a student who gets excited at an essay assignment because it means you’ll get to write? If so, you may find yourself pursuing an English major in college. Lucky for you, there are hundreds of scholarships for English majors. In fact, you may have an upper hand at several essay contests with your writing and persuasion skills. That’s not all! There are many more scholarships specifically for English majors, and we’ve compiled this directory just for them. Take our Scholarship Match Quiz and find the perfect scholarship for you.

List of English Scholarships

International Foodservice Editorial Council Student Scholarship

IFEC Scholarship Application deadline is March 15, 2024. Submit the actual application by Monday March 15, midnight, PST. In your cover email indicate if any materials will be sent later, such as official transcripts. Unofficial transcripts can be sent with application. The International Foodservice Editorial Council (IFEC) awards scholarships annually to students with experience and/or education in the combination of food/ foodservice and the communication arts. Awards are intended to assist students planning to pursue careers as writers, editors, public relations practitioners, marketing communicators and similar within the food/ foodservice industries. This is a very specific niche. Students with questions about qualifications are encouraged to contact IFEC directly. Students in good standing in a degree-granting program of a post-secondary institution whose studies and work experience combine the fields of food/ foodservice and the communication arts are considered eligible. Awards range in amounts of from $1,500 – $6,000 and are dispersed in July of the award year. The deadline for submitting an application is midnight PST on March 15th.
Award Amount

Total: $4500

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: March 15, 2024

Parker and Virginia Howell Scholarship Fund

The Parker and Virginia Howell Scholarship Fund is available for graduating high school seniors and undergraduarte students from the city of Ventura, California. Applicants must have unmet financial need, a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must be planning to major in creative writing or engineering.
Award Amount

Total: $600

Awards: 1

Deadline

Deadline: January 26

NATAS Northwest Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. or international college freshmen, sophomores and/or juniors who attend college in one of the following states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington. Students must pursue a career in television or film, such as broadcasting, production, editing, etc.
Award Amount

Total: $2500

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: February 16

Helen McCloy/MWA Scholarship for Mystery Writing

This scholarship is available for currently enrolled U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who have an interest in mystery writing (fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, and/or screenwriting).
Award Amount

Total: $500

Awards: 2

Deadline

Deadline: February 28

Iowa Scholarship for the Arts

This scholarship is available for Iowa students who have graduated this year and will be attending an Iowa college. Students must have proven artistic ability in dance, literature, music, theatre, traditional arts, or the visual arts, and major in one of those areas.
Award Amount

Total: $1500

Awards: 4

Deadline

Deadline: March 01

Evelyn & Bernard J. Zucker Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation’s 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must major in the humanities.
Award Amount

Total: $2216

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: March 15

John L. and Jeanne C. Hughes Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors and adult students entering their freshman year who reside in the Connecticut Community Foundation’s 21-town service area. Students must have a grade point average of B- or higher and must plan to pursue a bachelor of arts degree (i.e., liberal arts).
Award Amount

Total: $2216

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: March 15

Alice Conger Patterson Scholarship

This scholarship is open to women who are 23 years of age or older and attend or plan to attend select NC institutions. Students must have a grade point average of 2.6 or higher, pursue a liberal arts degree, and demonstrate financial need.
Award Amount

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline

Deadline: April 01

Robert C. and Lillian N. DuSoe Scholarship

High school seniors graduating from schools in the Laguna Beach Unified or Santa Ana Unified School District who plan to major in writing or music are eligible for this award. Students must enroll full time and demonstrate financial need.
Award Amount

Total: $2500

Awards: 3

Deadline

Deadline: April 15

Ford Empowering America Scholarship

The “Empowering America” Scholarship program consists of one $3,000 scholarship for a winning student and one $2,000 scholarship for a student selected as runner-up, made payable directly to each student’s educational institute. The winner will create two profiles/interview pieces for the AWM website.
Award Amount

Total: $5000

Awards: 2

Deadline

Deadline: May 01