Undergraduate Scholarships

Information on undergraduate awards is listed below. Please note that all scholarships are for rising Juniors and Seniors only. Graduating seniors can apply for the Outstanding Research and Scholarly Essay awards. The annual due date for applications is the first Monday in December, and application forms are located at the bottom of this page.

SCHOLARSHIPS:

The Lee David Black and Florence Weinberg Black Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Frank Cosby Memorial English Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Buford Boone Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The O. B. Emerson Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The William March Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The May S. Strickland Memorial Endowed English Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Emerson Robert Loomis Endowed Scholarship in English Literature

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Norton-Textra Endowed Scholarship for Minority Students in English

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The I. Willis Russell Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Harrison Family Endowed Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Watkins Family Endowed Scholarship in English

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Carolyn P. Handa Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Junior or senior English major with nine or more hours of English courses; overall grade point average of 3.0 or higher and 3.3 or higher average in English courses Availability: Department of English, Box 870244, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0244

The Ruth King Larcom Fine Arts Scholarship in Creative Writing

Description: To promote and support the development and enhancement of education and training in the fine arts at the University of Alabama
Eligibility: Students must have declared a Minor in Creative Writing. Other requirements determined by the College of Arts & Sciences

Availability: Determined and issued by the College of Arts & Sciences AWARDS:

The Outstanding Research Essay by an English Major

Essays submitted by graduating seniors for scholarships are given consideration for this award.

The Outstanding Scholarly Essay by a Graduating Senior

Essays submitted by graduating seniors for scholarships are given consideration for this award.

The Hudson Strode Prize

Essays submitted for scholarships are given consideration for this award.