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Christine Edwards
Scholarship Coordinator
Phone: 217-581-7424

Cris Costantino
Office of University Development
Phone: 217-581-3313

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Isabel McKinney Undergraduate Scholarship

Description:  The scholarship recipient shall be a declared English major in the second semester of University enrollment. The award will be renewable automatically for sophomore, junior, and senior years providing recipients maintain overall cumulative grade points of 3.2. The recipient must secure nominations for the annual award from members of the English Department faculty, or by direct application to the said Scholarship Committee. The recipient must author a written paper, the subject being either of creative writing, literary, or historical criticism. Financial need is a consideration. This scholarship is announced in the Spring and paid in the following fall.

Additional Information: To apply

Year in School:Freshman
Required GPA:3.2
Semester(s) of Selections:Spring
Semester(s) Awarded:Fall
Contact:Chair, English Department - 217-581-2428