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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.

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
2020

Missouri State University Inclusive Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. students who plan to enter Missouri State University as freshmen and pursue a major leading to a bachelor's degree in education or music education. Students must rank in the top 50 percent of their class or have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher, and must have demonstrated leadership in multicultural school or community activities or organizations.

Total: $3000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  January 30
2020

Alma White - Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

This scholarship is available for college juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are residents of Hawaii and majoring in education. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  10
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Dr. Hans & Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in education with an emphasis on teaching and have a grade point average of 2.8 or higher. Preference is given to non-traditional students with at least two years of teaching experience and to students of Hawaiian ethnicity.

Total: $2825 Awards:  28
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Elsie S. Yoshizawa Hotta Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii undergraduate and graduate students who are currently attending as a high school senior or are graduates of Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Hawaii. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Ron Bright Scholarship

This scholarship is available for Hawaii high school seniors who are attending a public Windward O'ahu high school. Students must plan to major in education and have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Sarah Rosenberg Teacher Education Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is available for Hawaii graduate students who are majoring in education. Students must have a grade point average of 2.7 or higher.

Total: $1500 Awards:  2
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Billy Brockmann Memorial Scholarship

This award is available to U.S. and international students who are residents of the following Illinois counties: Bond, Clinton, DeWitt, Madison, McLean, Peoria, St. Claire, Tazewell, Woodford. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and plan to study medicine, engineering, or education (teaching).

Total: $1300 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Bob and Jan Jones Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of one of the eligible Midwestern states. Students must major in education and have a grade point average of 2.5-3.5.

Total: $750 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Brenda and Wilbur West Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of select Georgia and Tennessee counties and attend a college/university in Tennessee. Students must major in business or education, and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Carol Murphy Memorial Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are 25 years of age or older and residents of Indiana, Missouri, and Texas. Students must major in business or education, and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $600 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020

Charline E. McCue Memorial Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. and international undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in culinary arts, dance, music, fashion design, theater, or writing. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 31
2020