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. The application form is at the bottom of the page. 

SCHOLARSHIPS:

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

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

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

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

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

Emerson Robert Loomis 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

I. Willis Russell 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 Carolyn 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.