English and Writing Scholarship

Scholarship Provided by : The University of Tampa

Scholarship Amount

$2,500 USD

Application Deadline

February 01, 2017


English and writing majors at The University of Tampa are at the heart of a vital and innovative literary community. Home of Tampa Review and the University of Tampa Press, the University offers an exciting program of visiting writers. Past guests include Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright Derek Walcott, Tanning Award and Pulitzer Prize winner W.S. Merwin, as well as authors Tim O'Brien, Jamaica Kincaid, Jane Hamilton, Stephen Dunn and others.The Department of English and Writing offers annual scholarships up to $2,500 per year. Students may also be eligible to receive additional merit or need-based financial aid.

New entering student (fall term entry only) Unweighted GPA of 3.2, 1100 SAT or 24 ACT Demonstrate exceptional potential for achievement in English or writing Major in English, writing or journalism Join the staff of a UT student publication Must submit five to 10 poems or up to 15 pages of short fiction, essays, nonfiction, journalism or a combination of forms 300- to 500-word autobiography

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