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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

Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate students who feel passionately about the career and educational path they are pursuing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and submit an essay about his/her chosen profession.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: August 31, 2021

LITA/Christian Larew Memorial Scholarship in Library and Information Technology

Graduate students who have completed no more than 12 hours in an approved Master of Library Science (MLS) program while attending an ALA-accredited school are eligible for this award. Eligible students must plan to follow a career into the library and information technology field.

Total: $3000

Awards: 1

Deadline: March 01, 2022

Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington / State Association Scholarship

Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington / State Association Scholarship grants two scholarships ear of $1,500 to qualifying descendants of certain states.

Total: $3000

Awards: 2

Deadline: April 01, 2022

Herman And Mary Allen Scholarship

This scholarship is available for African American high school seniors in Pinellas County Florida who plan to major in education. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher, or an SAT math and verbal score of 1000 or higher.

Total: $1000

Awards: 2

Deadline: January 15

PCTA Christa McAuliffe Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County, Florida who plan to pursue a career in education.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

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.

Total: $600

Awards: 1

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.

Total: $2500

Awards: 3

Deadline: February 16

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan (TIL)

This tuition waiver program is available for Utah students who are high school seniors; high school juniors who will have completed the requirements for an Early Graduation Program, including the ACT, during the current fiscal year; or current undergraduate students. Students must attend a Utah postsecondary institution and plan to enroll in courses leading to a degree in teacher certification.

Total: $4815

Awards: 303

Deadline: February 22

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).

Total: $500

Awards: 2

Deadline: February 28

Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Illinois resident undergraduate and graduate students who are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American origin and planning to become preschool, elementary or secondary school teachers. Students must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $5000

Awards: 558

Deadline: March 01

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