Each year the Undergraduate Committee in the Department of English chooses at least twelve of its undergraduate majors to receive undergraduate scholarships, including the Mangam Merit Scholarships. Awards are given based on the information provided in the application, including but not limited to overall GPA, GPA in English, a personal statement, and a letter of recommendation. One of the twelve scholarships is reserved for a minority student, one for a student who can show evidence of intent to teach in a primary or secondary school (Willis Scholarship), and one (Hagler Scholarship) for a rising senior (90 or more hours). The English Department scholarships will pay $4,000, in two installments.
ELIGIBILITY: 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 prerequisite in the major, and award holders must be full-time students during Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. To apply for an English Department scholarship, students must complete all steps of the application by April 17, 2015 (updated deadline)! For more information, contact Undergraduate Studies, 311 McClung Tower, 974-5401 or the Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Bill Hardwig, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application forms may be picked up in 311 McClung Tower or found online at: http://english.utk.edu/undergraduate-studies/scholarships-and-awards/