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2022-2023 English Department Scholarship Recipients

Candy Lee Osgood Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Emma Maxfield

Dr. Gerald Fenger Endowed Memorial Scholarship

  • Kathrine Taylor

Dorothea Brooke Endowed Scholarship

  • Emma Maxfield

Dr. Paul Farkas Memorial Scholarship

  • Cassandra Langton

Future Teacher Award – Fall 2022 Semester

  • Brandon Benjamin
  • Raquel Gunkel
  • Mickayla Jones
  • Kevin Olson
  • Courtney Wake

Linguistics Endowed Scholarship 

  • Alex Hale
  • Sarah Thompson

 

To apply for any MSU Denver scholarship, including those offered by the English Department, please access the MSU Denver application site and follow these instructions:

  • Go to the MUS Denver Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.
  • Fill out the MSU Denver General Scholarship Application. One of the requirements is an essay. This essay is separate from any writing samples an English Department scholarship requires.
  • Once the General Application is filed, applicants are able to access the list of all scholarships available at MSU Denver.
  • Look for English Department scholarships as listed below.
  • Click on the appropriate scholarship and follow instructions.
  • Applicants may apply for more than one English Department scholarship and for any other MSU Denver scholarship for which they qualify.
  • Direct any questions you may have to Dr. Adams [email protected].

Dorothea Brooke Endowed Scholarship

Established by a generous anonymous donor and named for the protagonist of George Eliot’s Middlemarch.

  • English major
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Financial need, based on FAFSA or Dreamer Application on file with MSU Denver
  • Taking 12 credit hours or more during semester scholarship received
  • Does not have to be a Colorado resident or US Citizen
  • Please submit an essay of 5-7 pages on a literary work.

Dr. Paul Farkas Memorial Scholarship

Established in honor of Dr. Paul Farkas, a respected colleague and admired American literature professor.

  • English major
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Taking 12 credit hours during semester scholarship is received
  • Must be a Colorado resident and a US Citizen
  • Scholarship can be received for multiple years
  • Please submit a 10-15 page critical literary analysis on topic chosen by student.

Future Teacher Award

Established to help a promising new teacher with tuition during their demanding student-teaching semester.

  • English/Secondary Education major
  • GPA of 3.0
  • Must be student teaching during the semester award is received
  • Does not have to be a Colorado resident
  • Please submit a unit plan from 4600 or 4640 along with a 3-5 page essay describing your vision for your secondary language arts classroom.

Gerald Fenger Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in honor of Dr. Gerald Fenger, a respected colleague and admired American literature professor.

  • English major
  • GPA of 2.75
  • Have financial need, based on FAFSA or Dreamer application on file with MSU Denver
  • Does not have to be a Colorado resident or US citizen
  • Please submit an essay of 5-7 pages on American literature.

Candy Lee Osgood Memorial Endowed Scholarship

Established in honor of Candy Lee Osgood, an MSU Denver graduate.

  • English major
  • Min GPA of 3.0
  • Woman
  • Renewable for multiple years
  • Does not have to be a Colorado resident or US citizen
  • Please submit a creative writing sample not to exceed 10 pages. This text could be an excerpt of a longer work.

Linguistics Endowed Scholarship

Established by faculty and friends of the Linguistics Program to provide scholarships for students who have a declared major or minor in linguistics. Applications are only accepted during Fall semesters. Recipient(s) will be notified during Fall semester Finals’ Week. In any particular year, this scholarship may have more than one recipient or no recipients, depending on the applications received

  • A copy of a current MSU Denver transcript
  • Please submit a statement (no more than 300 words) explaining why you chose to study Linguistics and/or what about the field continues to interest you.

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Department of English

Contact Information

Phone:
303-615-1800

Email:
msudenv[email protected]

Campus Location:
King Center
4th floor

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 173362
Campus Box 32
Denver, Colorado 80217-3362