J.D. Salinger

Scholarships For English Majors

Eligible English majors are encouraged to apply for a number of University scholarships for the coming academic year. Scholarship application forms will be available early in Spring semester. You can obtain INFORMATION AND FORMS from Dr. Michael McCully (BCH115A), or Nancy Rothermel, English Department Secretary (BCH 115B).

Below is some information about specific scholarships available in the English Department here at Bloomsburg University. You can also click here to link to a Word document outlining these scholarships for English majors.

Departmental Scholarship Recipients for 2012/2013 Academic Year     

Catherine O. Renninger: $1000 [$500 each term]
[sophomore or junior, Secondary English, minimum 3.0 in major, financial need]

***The receipient for this year's award is Kristal Martinez.***

Cecil Seronsy: $350 [fall]
[any English or Secondary English major sophomore or above, completion of at least four English courses, academic excellence]


Kimberly West
The receipient for this year's award is Kimberly West.

 

 

Louis F. Thompson: $300 [fall]
[any English or Secondary English major sophomore or above, completion of at least four English courses, academic excellence]

The receipient for this year's award is Melissa Reichard. Melissa Reichard

Margaret Bittner Parke: $375 [fall]
[any English or Secondary English major sophomore or above, completion of at least four English courses, academic excellence]

The receipient for this year's award is Anne Reno. Anne Reno

The Helen and Ervene Gulley Memorial Scholarship: $550 [fall]
[any English or Secondary English major sophomore or above, completion of at least four English courses, academic excellence]

The receipient for this year's award is Emily Arcuri. Emily Arcuri

The following scholarships are open to all arts and sciences majors. Return applications to the Dean of Arts and Sciences.

The John Hoch and O.H. and S.H. Bakeless Scholarships
[academic achievement, university/community activities,  financial need]

Majors should check with the Financial Aid Office for other scholarships.

Awards

EAPSU Outstanding English Major

The English Association of Pennsylvania State Universities recognizes each year at its annual Fall convention an Outstanding English Major from each of the 14 campuses in the SSHE system. The award winner is a junior major in English and attends the convention as a guest of EAPSU. This year's oustanding English major is Kelsey Hughes-Blaum. She presented a paper titled "Bella Swan: Leading Lady or Damsel in Distress" as well as chaired a panel of PASSHE Outstanding English Majors. Congratulations, Kelsey!

Bloomsburg English Department Outstanding English Major

Each year the faculty in the English Department vote on the outstanding student in each track of the major. The following students were awarded the "outstanding English major" in their respective tracks.

Liberal Arts/English: Gunilla Bjerkman-Geise Gunilla Bjerkman-Geise

Creative Writing/English: Sarah Halter Sarah Halter

Secondary Education/English: Melissa Hendrix Melissa Hendrix

 

and Olivia Rios Olivia Rios

 

 

 

 

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