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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 scholarship opportunities out there for fellow English enthusiasts. 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.

Connecticut Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program

This award is for Connecticut upper-level undergraduate students who are enrolled in an undergraduate teacher preparation program at an eligible college or university in Connecticut. The student must be a minority student (African, American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American or Native American heritage) and intend to teach in a Connecticut public school after graduation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  64
Deadline:  October 15
2019

Harvey Fellowship

This award is available for U.S. and international Christian graduate students. Recipients are selected based on academic achievement and commitment to Christian values.

Total: $12000 Awards:  20
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship

The Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship is provided to K-12 educators pursuing a teaching credential (includes special education and ESL) at a University of California or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area. Students must also reside in the greater Los Angeles area (includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura counties).

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  November 1
2019

Iowa Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

This award is available to Iowa educators who are teaching in a shortage subject area, as designated by the Iowa Department of Education. The award is in the form of forgiveness of the recipient's outstanding student loan debt.

Total: $4000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Melissa Pellegrin Memorial Scholarship Fund

This award is available for U.S undergraduate and/or graduate students who are majoring in the field of technical communication (technical writing, editing, graphic design or multimedia art). Students must attend the University of Central Florida.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  November 26
2019

Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Program

This award is available to Florida resident undergraduate students who are enrolled as upper division undergraduates in a state-approved teacher education program at an eligible Florida institution. Students must be of African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native descent, and plan to teach in a Florida public school upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  135
Deadline:  November 30
2019

South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

South Carolina high school seniors who are graduating from a South Carolina high school and who plan to enter the teaching profession may apply for this program. Students must attend an eligible South Carolina college.

Total: $6000 Awards:  200
Deadline:  December 1
2019

ARRL Mississippi Scholarship

This scholarship is for licensed radio amateurs under 30 years of age who are residents of and attend college in Mississippi. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree or higher in electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Charles Clarke Cordle Memorial Scholarship

This award is for a licensed radio amateur who is a resident of and attends college in Georgia or Alabama. The applicant must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher; preference will be given to those studying electronics, communications, or related fields.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Charles N. Fisher Memorial Scholarship

This award is for a U.S. and international students who are licensed in amateur radio and majoring in electronics, communications, or a related field. The applicant must reside in the area covered by ARRL Southwestern Division (Arizona, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego, Santa Barbara sections).

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Dr. James L. Lawson Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is majoring in electronics, communications, or a related field. The applicant must reside and attend school in New York or New England.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019

Fred R. McDaniel Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to a licensed radio amateur with a general class or higher license who is a resident of and attends an institution in the FCC 5th Call District. Students must major in electronics, communications, or related fields; preference will be given to students with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 31
2019