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English Scholarships

Please obtain scholarship applications from the department office or website and return completed copies to:

Main Building (MB)
Room 2.314
(210) 458-4376

www.colfa.utsa.edu/english

Undergraduate Scholarships

 
Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
Kenneth Alan Hovey Endowed Memorial Scholarship Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • Major in English OR humanities (Philosophy & Classics)
  • Completed at least 60 hrs (undergrad)
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA (undergrad)
  • 3.5 GPA (grad)
  • Application
  • Must demonstrate strong writing skills in a two-page writing sample (topic varies each year)
Lillian Wald Beller Endowed Scholarship Fund for Secondary Education in English Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • Major in English
  • Must apply to UTSA Teacher Certification Program
  • Completed at least 60 hrs
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA
  • Preference given to single parents, male or female, who are supporting dependent children in their home
  • Application
  • Non-fiction writing sample (600-900 words) on a topic of literary criticism
Eileen Lundy Scholarship for Excellence In English Education Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • Major in English
  • Must apply to UTSA Teacher Certification Program
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Completed FAFSA
  • Preference given to students who have not attended college full time for a period of 10 years or more
  • Application
  • Essay (250-500 words) describing reasons for wanting to teach English at the high school or college level
Leal Art Gallery Annual Scholarship in Creative Writing $1,000
  • Undergrad
  • Major in English with interest in Creative Writing
  • Completed at least 60 hrs
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Application
  • Must enroll in an upper division (3000 or 4000 level) creative writing class
  • Creative Writing manuscript (poetry or prose)
Wade Richmond Endowed Scholarship Fund Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • Major in English pursuing literary studies
  • Completed at least 60 hrs
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Application
  • Nonfiction manuscript (600-900 words on a topic of literary criticism)
Davidson-Shaddox Endowed Scholarship In Creative Writing Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • Major in English
  • Completed at least 60 hrs
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Application
  • Must enroll in an upper division (3000 or 4000 level) creative writing class
  • Creative Writing manuscript (poetry or prose)
Steven G. Kellman Endowed Award Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad
  • See department for additional criteria and requirements
  • See department for additional criteria and requirements
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please obtain a scholarship application from the department office or website.
 

Graduate Scholarships

 
Name Award Eligibility Summary* Application Requirements*
Kenneth Alan Hovey Endowed Memorial Scholarship Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Undergrad or Grad
  • Major in English OR humanities (Philosophy & Classics)
  • Completed at least 60 hrs (undergrad)
  • Full-time (12 hrs)
  • 3.0 GPA (undergrad)
  • 3.5 GPA (grad)
  • Application
  • Must demonstrate strong writing skills in a two-page writing sample (topic varies each year)
Alan E. Craven Endowed Scholarship Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Grad
  • Major in English
  • Register for at least 6 hrs/semester
  • 3.2 GPA
  • Application
Keith Thomas Memorial Fund Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Grad or PhD
  • Major in English
  • Enrolled in at least 6 hrs/semester
  • 3.3 GPA
  • Application
  • 3 letters of recommendation (one addressing teaching potential)
  • Writing sample (8-10 pgs) of literary analysis
  • GRE scores
Wendy Barker Endowed Award in Creative Writing Amount and number of awards vary depending on endowment distributions
  • Grad
  • See department for additional criteria and requirements
  • See department for additional criteria and requirements
*The Eligibility Summary and Application Requirements are intended as summaries. For detailed information, please obtain a scholarship application from the department office or website.