ENGLISH DEPARTMENT SCHOLARSHIPS
Graduate and undergraduate English majors are invited to apply for the English Department scholarships. To apply, please submit digital copies of all application materials via email to Nicole Pharo (Nicole.Pharo@ucf.edu) by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 22, 2019. Students may also drop off hard copies of the application materials in Trevor Colbourn Hall 250.
Applicants must be enrolled English undergraduate majors or graduate students during the semester of application and the semester in which the award is granted. Students may apply for more than one scholarship (see guidelines for details).
The Frances R. Lefkowitz Endowed Scholarship Fund. Awarded Fall 2019. Three Frances R. Lefkowitz Endowed Scholarships of $2500 each will be awarded. Applicants should be full-time junior, senior, or graduate students in English who have maintained a GPA of at least 3.0. Recipients will be selected based on financial need for the scholarship, and the award must be approved by the Department of Financial Aid. Applicants must also demonstrate involvement in leadership/community service.
The Jean C. Combs Scholarship. Awarded at the end of Spring 2020. The Jean C. Combs Scholarship of $300 is awarded to a full-time junior or senior English major who has demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the discipline of English as well as in the programs of the Department of English.
The Promising Scholar Awards. Awarded Fall 2019. The Promising Scholar Awardsare sponsored by the Burnett Honors College. Four promising scholars in the UCF Department of English will be awarded $100 each. Applicants for the Promising Scholar Awards should expect a graduation date no earlier than Fall 2019. Applicants must submit one piece of writing no longer than ten pages. (Poets may submit up to ten poems.) These awards, generously sponsored by the Burnett Honors College, are open to all English Majors, regardless of affiliation with the Burnett Honors College.