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2017-2018 ENGLISH SCHOLARSHIPS


THE SUSAN M. COCHRAN MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT FOR FAULKNER STUDIES


Contact
Dr. Nick Norwood
Director, The Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians
Professor of English
English Department
Columbus State University
4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907
norwood_nick@columbusstate.edu
(706) 565-1212

Overview
Created in memory of Columbus resident Susan M. Cochran and her dedication to studies of the great American author William Faulkner, the Susan M. Cochran Memorial Endowment for Faulkner Studies provides scholarship funding for high-achieving students majoring in English at Columbus State University to pursue their education in literary studies. This merit-based scholarship is $1,000 per year renewable for up to four years and includes an additional travel grant of up to $1,000 to attend the University of Mississippi’s annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford.

Eligibility ∓ Selection Criteria
In order to be considered for the scholarships, applicants must

  • Be an incoming student at Columbus State University
  • Declare a major in English
  • Sign a letter of intent to meet all requirements of the scholarship

Requirements for Renewal
In order to be considered for a scholarship renewal, awardees must

  • Maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Continue to pursue a degree in English
  • Enroll in a seminar or directed study course on Faulkner with CSU faculty member by or during third year of study
  • Attend Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference in Oxford by or during the third year of study

MCGLAUN SCHOLARSHIP


Used for student travel by those English majors presenting papers at academic conferences or other relevant academic travel.
Deadline for Fall 2017 application: October 28th
Deadline for Spring 2018 application: February 16th

Application Form

SPANO SCHOLARSHIP


Used by English majors who are studying abroad to purchase books.
Deadline for Fall 2017 application: October 28th
Deadline for Spring 2018 application: February 16th

Application Form

BENJAMIN ROSS STUDY ABROAD SCHOLARSHIP


This scholarship is available to English majors, who are doing study abroad for two weeks or more in England or Ireland during the calendar year, 2018. There will be only two $500 scholarships awarded. For full consideration, students should have already applied to the program when they apply for the scholarship.
Deadline for Fall 2017 Semester application: October 28th
Deadline for Spring 2018 Semester application: February 16th

Application Form