English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics Scholarships

Below is a list of the scholarship opportunities available to English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics majors at CSUF. If you have any questions contact Dr. Stephen Mexal.

Dream Scholarship

Amount: $500 

Established by: This scholarship was established and funded by faculty and staff members of the Department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics to recognize and honor students who are AB 540 status and have demonstrated financial need. 

Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing students who are pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate degree in English, Comparative Literature, or Linguistics.

Criteria:

  • 2.0 minimum GPA
  • Financial need 

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  

In the application be sure to provide a personal statement which addresses the need for the scholarship, the contact information for two recommenders (at least one letter from a CSUF faculty member), and a copy of your unofficial transcript

Application Deadline: the Friday after Spring Break

Kimberly Anne Holloway Scholarship 

Amount: $500 

Established by: This award was established by Hilda L. and Daniel C. Holloway in memory of their daughter, Kimberly Anne Holloway, 2002, a graduate of the Department of English, Comparative Literature and Linguistics. The scholarship will recognize a student for academic excellence and assist the winner to complete a baccalaureate degree in English, comparative literature or linguistics. 

Open to: This scholarship is open to any currently enrolled undergraduate student who intends to receive a baccalaureate degree in English, Comparative Literature or Linguistics. 

Criteria:

  • 3.5 GPA
  • Financial need 

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  

In the application, be sure to provide the contact information for two recommenders (at least one letter from a CSUF faculty member).

Application Deadline: the Friday after Spring Break

JEVID Scholarship in English 

Amount: Various scholarship amounts available between $500 and $5,000

Established by: This scholarship was established and funded by an anonymous donor. 

Open to: This scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria: 1) are enrolled as an undergraduate student at California State University, Fullerton; 2) a student majoring in English, Comparative Literature or Linguistics maintaining a 2.0 or above GPA; and 3) a student meeting one or more of the following criteria: demonstrated financial need, including, but not limited, to an individual who is the first in his/her family to attend college, or an individual who is a single parent and/or head of household, or an individual from a group underrepresented in higher education. 

Criteria:

  • 2.0 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need 

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.

In the application, be sure to provide a personal statement that addresses the need for the scholarship, an essay that identifies the student’s current interests in English and plans for the future, and the contact information for one recommender from a CSUF faculty member. 

Application Deadline: the Friday after Spring Break

Kristina J. Hutchins Memorial for the Study of Women’s Literature

Amount: $1,000

Established by: This scholarship is named for Kristin J. Hutchins in their memory, to support the efforts of students who are in need of financial assistance. The purpose of the fund is to support an undergraduate or graduate student pursuing the study of women’s literature. Encouragement is given for the student to disseminate the results of their studies/scholarship through publication or other means.

Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing English and Comparative Literature students who are pursuing an undergraduate or a graduate degree and pursuing the study of women’s literature.

Criteria:

  • 3.0 or above GPA
  • Demonstrated financial need 

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.

In the application, be sure to provide a personal statement that discusses your interest in and study of women’s literature, and the contact information for one recommender from a CSUF faculty member (preferably someone who can discuss your interest in women’s literature).

Application Deadline: the Friday after Spring Break

Mary Kay Crouch Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship

Amount: $500 

Established by: This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Mary Kay Crouch to support the efforts of graduate students in the CSUF English MA program who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance.

Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing students who are pursuing a Masters degree in English.

Criteria: 3.75 minimum GPA 

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.

In the application, be sure to provide a personal statement that addresses the need for the scholarship, the contact information for two recommenders (at least one letter from a CSUF faculty member), an essay detailing your academic success, and a copy of your unofficial 

Application Deadline: the Friday after Spring Break

Robert R. Hodges Fellowship

Amount: Varies 

Established by: This fellowship was created in memory of Professor Robert R. Hodges to support graduate and undergraduate students in English or Comparative Literature. 

Open to: This scholarship is open to new and continuing students who are pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in English or Comparative Literature.

Criteria:

  • Enrolled in graduate or undergraduate degree program in English or Comparative Literature
  • minimum 3.0 GPA
  • evidence of timely progress toward graduation
  • evidence of financial need
  • letter of recommendation from CSUF faculty member from the department of English, Comparative Literature, and Linguistics.

Application Procedure: Please log into your CSUF Portal, type “Scholarships” in the search engine of your Portal, and click on the “Scholarships” button. Follow the onscreen instructions and complete the online Scholarship Application.  An additional essay is required for this scholarship as part of your online application.

In the application be sure to provide a personal statement which addresses the need for the scholarship, an essay which identifies the student’s current interests in English and plans for the future, the contact information for one recommender from a CSUF faculty member, and an unofficial copy of student’s CSUF transcripts; 

Application Deadline: the Friday after Spring Break


 

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