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Unless stated otherwise, contact Department of Language, Literature and Writing, 660.562.1265, for application.
First-time Freshmen and Transfers
Most major-specific scholarships can be
A majority of the foundation and major-based scholarships can be applied for by completing the
Letters after the scholarship name indicate who may apply for the award:
[F] Freshman | [C] Continuing | [T] Transfer | [G] Graduate
These majors may also be eligible for the following College of Arts and Sciences scholarship:
Available to first-time and continuing students who are graduates of high schools in Worth, Gentry, Harrison or Nodaway counties, who have declared a major in one of the disciplines housed in the College of Arts and Sciences and who are enrolled on a full-time basis at Northwest. This scholarship may be renewed by maintaining at least a 3.00 cumulative GPA.
Recipient shall be a student of junior standing or higher, have declared a major in English or English education and have an interest in American literature and/or English education.
Recipient shall be a full-time sophomore or higher and have declared a major in English. Academic achievement and financial need will be considered.
Recipient shall be of sophomore standing or higher and have declared a major in English. Recipient shall be in good academic standing and show high moral character.
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage creative writing and open to all majors. The applicant must submit 5-15 pages of original creative work; more than one work may be submitted. Genres of work submitted may include but are not limited to fiction, poetry, drama or creative non-fiction.
No letter of recommendation required. No scholarship application required. Include a short cover sheet which includes full name, 919#, email address, local address and phone number.
Awarded to a junior or senior English major with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 and who has shown academic achievement.
Recipient must have declared a major in English or English education, have a 3.50 GPA and show financial need.
Recipient shall be a full-time student and one of the following: an English major or minor, a member of Blue Key Society, or a varsity tennis player. Recipient shall also have a GPA of at least 2.50.
Awarded to a junior English major. Cumulative GPA of 3.00 with 3.50 in sophomore and junior English courses. Preference given to a student with financial need.
Recipient shall be a full-time student majoring in English and maintaining a 3.00 GPA. Academic achievement and financial need will be leading criteria.
Awarded to an English education major with at least sophomore standing and a minimum GPA of 3.00.
Awarded to a language major with a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA. Consideration is based on academic standing and financial need. Preference will be given to students with a Spanish major.
Awarded to a language major or minor that is eligible to enroll in a modern languages class beyond the first-year level.