Scholarships and Awards

Several scholarships and awards are available to English majors, including the following opportunities.

The William B. Markward Award in Early Modern Language, Literature and Culture
$500.00 will be awarded, annually, to the best essay on some aspect of early modern English language, literature or culture.

Kathryn Houghton Groves Endowed Scholarship
Applicants must:
  • Be a mathematics or English major
  • have a 3.25 G.P.A. in major courses
  • have a 3.00 overall G.P.A.
  • be active in campus activities or organizations

The Nicholas Manchion Endowed Scholarship
Applicants must:
  • Be a declared English major
  • be a sophomore
  • Have a G.P.A. or 3.0
  • Be enrolled full-time
  • Submit an original poem to be judged by the English Department (without knowing the identity of the student)

Mary Louise Snyder Tipton Scholarship
Applicants must:

  • be English, Economic, Business, or Communications/Journalism major
  • live on campus

For more information on these and other scholarships, contact:
Brian Shawver
Chair, English and Modern Language
Copley 319
Phone: (816) 584-6474
E-mail: brian.shawver@park.edu

Scholarship Coordinator
Financial Aid Office
Second Floor, Norrington Hall
Phone: (816) 584-6290
Fax: (816) 584-2152
E-Mail: finaid@mail.park.edu