English Department Undergraduate Scholarships Application

The English Department Undergraduates Scholarships Application aligns with numerous scholarship opportunities, varying in number and amount and are awarded to students majoring in English. Scholarships recognize exceptional accomplishments in academic and creative endeavors. Eligible undergraduate students have distinguished themselves through academic excellence and service to the college or community, possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and a GPA in the English major of 3.5 or higher. One application is completed for consideration of a variety of scholarship funds.

Student financial aid packages can be impacted by scholarship awards. It is recommended that students contact the financial aid office to learn about potential impact on current aid packages prior to completing an application.

For more general information or questions contact Karen Redfield, Undergraduate Advisor, at advisor@english.wisc.edu

Department of English
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please indicate the number of courses completed for the English major to date, at UW-Madison or another institution, and list the courses by name and course number. (A minimum of 4 courses is required to meet the scholarship eligibility. Please do not apply if you have not completed 4 courses for the English major.)
  2. If you were a transfer student, how many courses transferred into the English major? Please enter 0 if you were a transfer student, but no courses transferred into the major or enter NA if you were not a transfer student. The question MUST have a response.
  3. A minimum 3.0 GPA in the major is required for English department scholarships. What is your current English major GPA (from your DARs report)?
  4. Recommendation: A letter of recommendation is required. Please provide the name and email of a recommender. (English Department Undergraduate Scholarships Application)
  5. I waive my right to review the requested recommendation from the designated recommender. If the answer selected is "no," it is the applicant's responsibility to inform the recommeder of this selection.
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