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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

Harry Danielson, Ed.D. Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Pinellas County, Florida who plan to major in education, human relations, or counseling. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $500

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

Arts Merit Scholarship

This award is available for students of the performing arts who are attending Bucknell University.

Total: $20000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

Elizabeth H. Thomas Scholarship Fund

This award is for a U.S. graduating high school senior from Logan High School in Logan, West Virginia who is attending college in West Virginia. The applicant must major in teaching. The applicant must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher and an ACT score of 20 or higher.

Total: $1000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 15

University of Oregon Staton Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who will be incoming freshmen at the University of Oregon. Students must be residents of Oregon and must demonstrate extraordinary financial need.

Total: $83400

Awards: 12

Deadline: January 15

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: $10000

Awards: 25

Deadline: January 30

AAJA Sports Journalism Scholarship

The Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit educational and professional organization. At present, it has more than 1,500 members across the United States and Asia. Since its founding, AAJA has been at the forefront of change in the journalism industry. The Al Young Sports Journalism Scholarship honors its namesake. Al Young is an award-winning journalist who blazed many trails for Asian American sports journalists. He is the nation’s first Asian American sportswriter at a metro daily. He is also the first Asian American to cover the NFL as the New Haven Register beat writer for the New York Giants and Jets. The AAJA Sports Task Force is pleased to offer a scholarship of up to $2,000 to current college students interested in pursuing sports journalism/media as a career through the Al Young Sports Journalism scholarship.

Total: $2000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 31

Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship – English

The Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship – English is a scholarship in the amount of $4,000 year for up to four consecutive years to students who are pursing undergraduate or graduate degrees in English. Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25 based on a 4.0 scale used by the educational institution.

Total: $4000

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 31

Vittoria Periord Memorial HCC Scholarship

This scholarship is available for high school seniors in Hillsborough County who have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. Applicants must plan to major in writing, archeology, or music at Hillsborough Community College.

Total: $1400

Awards: 1

Deadline: January 31

GAE High School Senior Scholarship for Future Teachers

This scholarship is available for high school seniors who are majoring in education. Students must be residents of, attend high school in, and attend college in Georgia.

Total: $2000

Awards: 2

Deadline: February 01

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: February 01