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Department of English Seeks Applicants for Undergraduate Scholarships

The Department of English will award ten undergraduate scholarships for the 2016-17 academic year, including the Charles and Frances Mangam Merit Scholarships. One scholarship is reserved for a minority student and another for a rising senior will a well-rounded course record. Awards are made after a committee review of a student’s overall GPA, GPA in English courses, personal statement, general program of study, and a letter of recommendation from a member of the instructional staff.

All declared English majors with an overall GPA of a least 3.0 are eligible for the scholarships. Applicants must have completed their two 200-level course prerequisite in the major, and award holders must be full-time students during Fall 2016 and Spring 2017. The Mangam Merit scholarships will pay a total of $4,000, in two installments.

To apply for an English Department scholarship, students must complete all steps of the application by April 08, 2016. Winners will be notified via email by mid-July. For more information, contact Undergraduate Studies, 311 McClung Tower, 974-5401 or e-mail: whardwig@utk.edu. Additional information about these scholarships and the application and recommendation forms may be picked up in 311 McClung Tower or found online at http://english.utk.edu/undergraduate-study/scholarships-and-awards/.

 

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